Alvin R. Hastings


AUBURN — Alvin Roy Hastings, 64, of Vienna, died early Friday morning, April 29, at the Hospice House in Auburn.

He was born in Chesterville on Feb. 21, 1947, a son of Charles P. and Linda M. (Mason) Hastings and received his education in Vienna schools.

On. Nov. 19, 1966, he married Mary Lou Williams.

Mr. Hastings was self-employed for a time and was known for working his “magic” with a bulldozer. He had worked in construction for Cianbro, Bridge Corp, E.L. Vining and Son, and Pike Industries. Mr. Hastings most recently had been employed for Simscroft in Connecticut.

He enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting, fishing and camping with his family. He was a member of the North Vienna Methodist Church and was a charter member of the Vienna Fire Department where he served as captain at the time of his death.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years,, Mary Lou, of Vienna; a daughter, Michelle L. Pelton and her husband, Roger W. Jr., of Mt. Vernon; grandchildren, Nichole P. and Tianna D. Pelton, both of Mt. Vernon, and Dawn L. Harris of Greenwood; sisters, Virginia Wheeler of Chesterville, Florence Hastings of Peru, Linda Johnson and her husband, Chet, of Canton, and Sharlene Stevens of Vienna; brothers-in-law, Floyd Stevens of Vienna, and Raphael Rawlins of Wilton.

He was predeceased by a brother-in-law, Charles Wheeler; a sister, Shirley A. Rawlins; and a brother, Charles Hastings Jr.

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