Brian Austein, loving husband, father and son passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Oct. 4, 2018. He was a pilot for FedEx, a member of Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and was a recipient of various awards particularly for two airplanes he designed and built. Brian is survived by his wife, Amy Austein of Hernando; son, Wyatt Austein of Hernando; mother, Elaine Ellington of Hernando and brother, Dustin Austein of Hernando. Visitation will be Monday, Oct. 8, 2018 from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. and service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, both at First Presbyterian Church Hernando. Interment will follow at Hernando Memorial Park Cemetery. Hernando Funeral Home has charge.