Austin T. Balding, 27, passed away on February 1, 2024. He was born on October 28, 1996 in Phoenix to Clara A. Felix.
Austin grew up in Arizona City and attended school in Toltec before moving to the Valley where he graduated from Camelback High School. Throughout his life, Austin had a deep passion for sports, with a particular love for baseball. He found joy in playing and watching the game.
Above all else, Austin was devoted to his beloved daughter, Emma Skyy Diaz. She held a special place in his heart.
Austin is survived by his mother and daughter Emma Skyy Diaz. He is preceded in death by his grandparents Hortencia and Ernesto Felix, as well as his aunt Therese Felix.
Funeral services will take place on Friday, February 16, 2024 at St. Helen of the Cross Church in Eloy. The rosary will begin at 10:30 AM followed by Mass at 11:00 AM. Inurnment will then be held at Eloy Memorial Park.