As a Freight Dispatcher on the East Coast, he was rapidly advancing his career and looking forward to his future promotion as Operations Manager of his own satellite office in his beloved home state of Ohio. He wanted to get married, buy a home and have children.
His future held great promise.
My wonderful, smart, sweet, gentle, kind, handsome son left a huge void in this world when he fell asleep and never woke up.
In our hearts, Austin will live forever.
AUSTIN NICHOLAS BARTHEN 02/26/1981 - 09/16/2005 __________________________
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