Lee Harland Hastings, Jr. 96, died Friday February 12, 2016 at the Hattie Ide Chaffee Home. He was the husband of the late Rose Doris (Thornton) Hastings. Born in East Providence; he was a son of the late Lee Harland and Agnes (Johnson) Hastings.
Mr. Hastings was a Navy Veteran of World War II. He was a graduate of Bryant Stratton College; he worked as an accountant for many years. He was also the co-owner of Hastings Brothers Boat Haulers and a charter member of the East Providence Yacht Club. He was a member of Local 31- Heat & Frost Insulators for many years until retiring.
He leaves one daughter, Kathleen M. Macomber; a son, Lee H. Hastings, and he was the father of the late Kim E. Jenkins. He also leaves eight grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Howard Hastings.
His funeral will be held on Tuesday at 10 AM from the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a committal service with Military Honors at 11:00 AM in the Chapel at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Monday 5-8. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Gentiva Hospice, 2374 Post Road Suite 206, Warwick, R.I. 02886 would be greatly appreciated