Dowayne Ellen Hastings, 90, of Central Point, Ore., passed away Monday, December 3, 2012. He was born October 28, 1922, in Senath, Mo., to parents Adkins R. and Hattie L. Hastings. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Marines for three years before being honorably discharged in 1945.
In 1953, he moved from Washington to Eugene, Ore. where his family of five children were raised. He enjoyed traveling, working on cars, and dancing.
He is survived by his brother, Junior Hastings, De Soto, Mo. and children; daughters, Judy Welch (Larry), Eugene; Donna Roid (Gale) from Redding, Calif.; Gail Hickey (Rick) from Medford; sons Rob (Cathy) from Spring, Texas; and Gregg (Pam) from Gresham; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.