Austin R. Hahn, 82, of Charles Town, West Virginia, passed from this life on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC.
Born on June 16, 1940, in Frederick, MD, he was the son of the late Roy Dillen Hahn and Catherine (Lantz) Hahn.
Austin Proudly served in the United States Air Force from 1958 to 1962, he had a duty to protect and serve the public.
After his service, he continued to feel a strong duty to serve others, he was employed by the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office as a deputy sheriff. He proudly protected and served the citizens of Frederick County for 25 years before his retirement.
He was a member of the American Legion Post #11 in Frederick and VFW in Charlestown, where he enjoyed their monthly breakfasts.
He enjoyed being on the open road riding his motorcycle, going to the range to target shoot, watching western movies and greatest of all being with his family who he loved dearly.
He is survived by his loving Wife, Betty D. Hahn; daughters Catherine "Kitty" Hahn and Pamela "Deedee" Huffman; grandchildren Russell Austin Huffman (Laura), Arianna Kirsten Huffman and Chelsea Amber Gosson (Brad); great-grandchildren Gabriella Gosson, Austin Huffman, Graham Huffman, David Gosson and Jackson Huffman, and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Austin is preceded in death by brothers Roland Hahn and David Hahn; father-in-law Russell Summers; mother-in-law Lucy Summers, son-in-law David Huffman; and great-grandson Hunter Huffman.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 am to 11:00 am on Thursday, September 29, 2022, at Stauffer Funeral Homes, P.A., 1621 Opossumtown Pike in Frederick, MD.
A celebration of Austin's life journey will take place at 11:00 am on Thursday, September 29, 2022, at the funeral home, burial will be at Resthaven Memorial Gardens after services.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Austin's memory to the JCCOA Jefferson Center, 103 West 5th Avenue, Ranson, WV 25438. This center helps to support many of the handicap citizens of Jefferson County and is attended by numerous adults in need of support, including Austin’s own daughter Kitty Hahn.