Alann “Lanny” Travis Austin transitioned into his next life Tuesday July 10th, 2018 he was 59 years young. Lanny passed surrounded by his children and took his last breaths exactly the way he would have wanted: amongst love, laughter and music. Lanny was born and raised in Lawrence, Kansas to Robert and Mamie (Payne) Austin with his 4 brothers and 4 sisters. Lanny is remembered by his children Alann Travis Austin II, Lanisha Harrell, Brittany Harrell and Makia Austin and his step-son Dominick Harrell, grand children, who loved and adored their “Papa Lanny”, his surviving sister and two brothers as well as nieces, nephews cousins and countless friends. He will be remembered as the man with a charismatic attitude, quick wit and forever the life of the party. A memorial service will be held at a later date determined by his children. Remember to crack a few jokes, dance a quick two step and raise your glass in a toast in celebration of the larger than life personality that was Lanny Austin.