Larry J. Hastings

Hastings Larry Shopped 2Larry J. Hastings, age 73 of Paris, TN passed away Saturday, July 30, 2022 at Henry Co. Medical Center. His funeral service will be at 12:00 noon Wednesday, August 3 at McEvoy Funeral Home with Dr. Steve Gallimore of TVCC officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 PM Tuesday August 2, at McEvoy Funeral Home, and after 11:00 AM Wednesday, prior to the service at McEvoy Funeral Home.

Larry J. Hastings was born January 28, 1949 in Paris, TN to the late James David “Shorty” Hastings and the late Medie Jones Hastings. On February 2, 1985 he married Kim Hastings and she survives in Paris, TN.

Larry retired from the United States Air Force as Master Sergeant. He was a member of TVCC and he liked fishing and hunting. He was an avid coin collector.

In addition to his wife, Larry is also survived by two daughters: Stella Hoy (Larry) of Collierville, TN and Nichole Smith of Lexington, TN; son, James David Hastings, III, (Abby) of Paris, TN; four grandchildren: Briana Hoy, Juliana Hoy, Keegan Melton, and Waylon Preshern; brother, Terry Lee Hastings (Velma) of Clarksville, TN; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends including his golden retriever, Dixie.

Besides his parents, Larry was also preceded in death by a brother, James D. Hastings, Jr.

Pallbearers for Mr. Hastings will be John Dale French, David Smith, Bill Hurney, Kurt Drybread, Terry Lee Hastings, and OC Melton. Honorary Pallbearers will be Tom Scheland, Carl Applegate, and Shane Melton.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to:

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memorials Processing, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-South, Inc., 1780 Moriah Woods Blvd., Suite 10, Memphis, TN 38117.