Austin Leonardo Balcarcel, 18, of Sandston, VA, passed away Monday, October 17, 2016 at VCU Medical Center.
Austin was caring, good hearted and loved spending time with his family and friends. He enjoyed watching and playing soccer. Austin loved his six-foot-long pet iguana.
Survivors include his mother and step-father, Crystal Gail Hall and Roberto Ortiz; father and step-mother, Byron Aroldo Balcarcel and Angelica Suyen; fiancée, Amber Crampton; two brothers, Byron Balcarcel Jr. and Ramiro Ortiz; five sisters, Caralena Arriola, Brianna Hall, Yesenia Ortiz, Maylin Balcarcel and Samantha Balcarcel; grandparents, Carolyn and Jose Giraldo, Guadalupe Valencia, Ramiro Ortiz and Martha Boesche; niece Karianna Garcia; nephews, Giovanni Arriola and Kyng Phak; brother-in-law, Sunny Phak; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins; and numerous friends. He was preceded in death by grandfather; Juventino Balcarcel and brother, Gabriel Guadalupe Ortiz.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8pm Friday, October 28 at Affinity Funeral Service, 2720 Enterprise Pkwy, Richmond, Virginia 23294.
A service will be held at Noon Saturday, October 29 at the funeral home chapel. Interment will be private.