Austin Daniel Gayne
In Loving Memory
Austin Daniel Gayne, 24, of Orlando, Florida, passed away on February 26, 2021, at Orlando Regional Medical Center from injuries sustained while working on the highway, due to a driver who failed to slow down and move over. (SDMO)
Austin was born on March 8, 1996 in Ormond Beach, Fl. He graduated from Haywood Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration in 2017. Austin loved being a “daddy” and spending time with his children. He loved fast cars, rotators, spending time with friends and any type of water: ocean, lake, river pool or hot tub.
Austin was born into the towing industry and was currently working with Johnson’s Wrecker Service in Orlando, FL. His fellow drivers will carry his chains from here.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Jean Morford.
Austin is survived by his parents, Danny Gayne and Brooke Lawrence; his girlfriend, Jamie McLaughlin, her daughter Madilynn and their two sons, Cash and Bentley; his maternal grandparents, Ted and Orbina Lawrence and his paternal grandfather, Dick Gayne; his sisters and brothers, Alexis, Chris, Samantha, William (BA) and Kimberly. Austin will also be missed by his nephews and nieces, aunts, uncles, cousins and special friends.
A celebration of Austin’s life will be held from 2:00 until 4:00 pm on Sunday, March 7, 2021 at The Harrell Center , 710 North Lakeshore Drive , Lake Junaluska, NC. There will be a tow truck procession from the North Carolina state line to Lake Junaluska prior to the service.
Austin would have turned 25 years old on Monday, March 8, 2021, those wishing to celebrate his blessed life may release a single yellow balloon for him on that day.
Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored to be caring for the Gayne family.