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Austin Douglas “Macky” McAnallen

Updated: Mar 28

Austin Douglas “Macky” McAnallen, 26, of West Sunbury, passed away unexpectedly at his home, on Sunday, March 24, 2024, following a long and courageous battle with mental illness.

  Austin was born in Butler on August 19, 1997. He was the son of Douglas A. McAnallen, of Butler and Veronica R. “Rhonda” Spiker McAnallen, of West Sunbury.

Austin was a 2016 graduate of Moniteau High School and had been employed at To The Limit Motorsportz in Saxonburg. He was a talented artist. Austin was an avid car and dirt bike enthusiast and enjoyed working on motorcycles and cars, often calling upon his dad’s advice on fixing cars. He also enjoyed driving his Subaru, which he affectionately named “Roxanne”, as well as fishing, kayaking, and the company of his friends.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by two sisters, Heather Allison, and her husband Corey, of North Washington, and Diana Wulff of Butler; his nieces and nephew, Gracie, Emma, Liam, and Sophia; as well as several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Austin was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Clayton and Mae Spiker, his paternal grandparents, Arthur and Ruth McAnallen; as well as four aunts, and a cousin.

Friends will be received at the Hile Funeral Home of Karns City, 128 Main Street, Karns City, from 1-3 and 6-8 p.m. Friday, March 29, 2024. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 30, 2024, from the funeral home with Bishop Alan Ion, pastor of the Karns City Church of God of Prophecy, officiating.

Memorial contributions to help defray funeral expenses may be made by visiting Austin’s obituary page on and clicking the “Donation” tab.

Online condolences may also be sent by visiting

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