Marion Eugene "Gene" Hastings

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Marion Eugene "Gene" Hastings, age 90 of Lewisburg, died Thursday, July 16, 2015, in Maury Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Hastings was a native of Marshall County, Tennessee, and son of the late Johnny Cecil and Eula Mae Roberts Hastings. He served his country in World War II in the U.S. Army in battles during the Normandy invasion, Northern France and Belgium where he was wounded. He was a Purple Heart recipient. He was retired from Inter City Products after 47 years of service. He was a member of Hickory Heights Church of Christ.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his twin sister, Dean Hastings; and another sister, Florence Smith; brother, Edward Hastings; and his wife, Myra Crabtree Hastings. He is survived by his son, Mike (Joanne) Hastings of Lewisburg, and brother, Alfred (Dorothy) Hastings of Petersburg, Tennessee. Grandson Jason Hastings and granddaughter Alicia Hastings also survive.

Funeral services were Monday, July 20, 2015, at 10 a.m. from the chapel of Cornersville Funeral Home with burial following in Old Orchard Cemetery with military honors.

The family was at Cornersville Funeral Home Sunday from 4 until 8 p.m. and Monday until the funeral hour for visitation.

London Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.