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       Robert Dale Hastings, age 71, of Carthage, Missouri, formerly of Bronaugh, Missouri, died Friday, September 11, 2015 at Barton County Memorial Hospital after a short battle with cancer.

      Robert was born, July 17, 1944 at Nevada, Missouri to John Raymond Hastings and Dora Beatrice (Fry) Hastings and graduated high school in Bronaugh, Missouri.

     On July 3, 1978, Robert married Becky Davis at Miami, Oklahoma.  He was a self-employed carpenter, building many homes over the last 37 years, and had also been a crop farmer.  Robert really enjoyed deer hunting and fishing.

     Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Becky Hastings, of the home; a son, Dale Hastings of Texas; two daughters, Debbie (Brian) Richards of Texas and Faith (Jared) Jeffries of Jasper, Missouri; a step-son, Brent (Cynthia) Alford, of Lamar, Missouri; four brothers, Donald (Doris) Hastings of Illinois, John Darwin (Marianne) Hastings of Arcola, Missouri, Gary Hastings of Bronaugh, and Billy Ray Hastings of Georgia; two sisters, Betty (Jerry) Smith of Wichita, Kansas and Joan (Bill) Owens, of Joplin, Missouri; and seven grandchildren, Aubrey Allen, Sarah Allen, Rachael Allen, Logan Alford, Sierra Alford, Blake Jeffries, and Baylee Jeffries.

     Robert was preceded in death by his parents and three sisters, Lorraine Hastings, Jo Ellen Jones, and Laverna Drummond.

     A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at Hannon Freewill Baptist Church with visitation following the service.

     Memorial contributions are suggested to the Robert Hastings family, in care of Daniel Funeral Home.

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#9 Austin, TXMike, Angela, Allison, and Mia 2015-09-20 17:15
Debbie, Aubrey, Sarah, Rachael and family, We are so sorry to hear about Robert. We are thinking of you and praying for peace and comfort. We send our love to you.
#8 BronaughKarl Noel 2015-09-15 17:02
So sorry to hear!
#7 Bronaugh, MOJackie & Jimmie Linn 2015-09-14 19:42
We are so sorry to hear about your loss of Robert. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, but I want to especially tell Faith & Becky how much you are in my thoughts.
#6 Barb Thrasher 2015-09-14 13:16
Faith, I'm so sorry for the loss of your dad. Love and prayers for you and your family.
#5 Santa Ana, CaliforniaJeff & Carolyn Alderson 2015-09-13 20:59
Becky, So sorry to hear about Robert. I did enjoy his last visit when he came out last time. I still talk about the hunts we had with you and Robert. Missouri will always hold a special place in my heart because of you and Robert. I know he will be missed greatly.
#4 Jasper, MODavid amd Ginger Brown 2015-09-13 10:53
We're so sorry for your loss. We always enjoyed visiting with him at ballgames and will miss seeing him there.
#3 Liberal MOBarb Weaver King 2015-09-12 18:16
Was so sorry to hear about Robert, he built our new home (with help) in 2000, and was a good friend. He will be missed so very much. We are currently in Yellowstone and won't be able to be back for services, but would love to be there to hug everyone. Remember he is in a better place, with my Bob, Blue, Francis, etc.! Please give hugs to Joan, Bill and Philip especially!!
#2 Bronaugh, MoSherry Bogart Brown 2015-09-12 18:11
So sorry to hear of the loss of Robert. He was a good man who was always friendly. Prayers to the family during this time.
#1 liberal Mo.Ed Crystal 2015-09-12 08:03
Went to school with Robert. Sorry for your loss

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