Charles "Abner" Hastings


Charles “Abner” Hastings, 78, Horse Cave, passed away Wednesday, April 07, 2021 at the Medical Center, Bowling Green. He was born January 13, 1943 in Tompkinsville to the late Melville and Lura Crowe Hastings. He was married to Kathleen Sylvester Hastings who preceded him in death. He was a retired hammer operator for Clifford-Jacobs Forging in Illinois, owner of Abner Sports Cards in Cave City and loved gardening.

Survivors include two sons, Charles W. Hastings (Amy), Seminole, FL and John Hastings (Teresa), Greensburg, KY; a brother Ernest Goode, Tolono, Illinois; a sister-in-law Pat Hastings; four grandchildren, Ashton Hastings, Lura Kay Hastings, John Tyler Hastings, Jonathon McAllister; seven great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren and a host of cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, James Hastings.

Graveside services will be at 3 PM Sunday, April 11 at Campground Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 2-3 PM at the cemetery prior to the service.

Bob Hunt Funeral Chapel was honored to assist the family with the final arrangements for Mr. Hastings.