Charles “Bob” Robert Hastings


Charles “Bob” Robert Hastings, 71, a resident of Elberta, Alabama, passed away peacefully on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23, 2023, with his family by his side. He was a native of the Pine Grove community near Bay Minette, Alabama. Bob was a retired Conservation Enforcement Officer Area Lieutenant of the Marine Resources Division of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and former Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy. An avid fisherman and hunter, he enjoyed spending time with his friends and family. His grandchildren were his pride and joy.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd Hallard, and Evelyn (Gilbert) Hastings; one brother Lloyd Gilbert Hastings.

Bob is survived by his two sons, Charles “Charlie” Robert (Marlene) Hastings III of Elberta, Alabama and Dustin Richard (Henry) Hastings of Birmingham, Alabama; five grandchildren, Angel Marie Hall, Braydon Ryan Hastings, Blakely Reese Hastings, Madison Lay, and Morgan Lay; four sisters, Joyce Elizabeth (Sam) Bray of Columbus, Mississippi, Norma Dianne (Bob-decd) Wiser of Helena, Alabama, Lisa Evelyn (George) Pritchett of Brooklyn, Alabama, Lucy Carole (Randy) Byars of Guntersville, Alabama; one brother, Gerald Randall (Theresa-decd) Hastings of Bay Minette, Alabama; one sister-in-law, Joan Walton (Lloyd-decd) Hastings of Bay Minette, Alabama; many nieces and nephews; and family and friends.

The family will receive friends Fri., Dec. 8, 2023, from 12:00 pm until 2:00 pm at Wolfe-Bayview Funeral Home - Foley Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Forever Wild Land Trust at 64 N. Union Street, Suite 464, Montgomery, Alabama 36130.