James Hastings

James Hastings

RAVENNA

James Hastings, 83 years of age, passed away Tuesday February 19, 2013 at his residence. Born in Cleveland, Ohio on June 8, 1929, he was the son of the late Peter and Alice (Greene) Hastings.

A Ravenna area resident the past 29 years, Mr. Hastings had been employed at Fisher Foods in Cleveland as a meat supervisor, retiring in 1983 after 38 years of service. Since 1983, he and his wife have been the owners-operators of Hidden Valley Campground. He formerly was an avid bowler, and enjoyed golfing and camping.

On June 28, 1975, he married his beloved wife, Barbara (Rexrode) Hastings who survives at their home. Also surviving are his devoted children, James Patrick (Suzanne) Hastings of Parma, Kevin Hastings of Lakewood, Glenn (Joyce) Yowler of Charlotte, N.C., Richard (Annette) Yowler of Elyria, Margaret Hastings of Lakewood, Cynthia (James) Sefcik and Susan (Michael) Nelich both of Parma and Eileen (Tom LaFaire) Hastings of Creston, his dear siblings, Michael Hastings of California, John and Daniel Hastings both of Parma, his loving grandchildren, Michael, Patrick, Sarah, Timothy, Regina, Carolyn, Laura, Andrew, Paul, Angela, Joseph, Daniel, Stephen and Gabriel and 14 great-grandchildren. Preceding him in death were his siblings, Thomas and Joseph Hastings, Mary, Theresa, Alice and Kathleen.

No calling hours or services. Cremation has taken place. A family Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to a charity of your choice. Arrangements are by the Green Family Funeral Home & Crematory Service in Mantua.

(Green Family Funeral Home & Crematory Service, 330-274-3145, RC 2-24-13)SClB

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