William Douglas Hasty of Roanoke Rapids died Sunday, March 11, 2018 at Signature Health Care. He was 94.
Doug was born in Roanoke Rapids on January 30,1924 to the late Winfield Scott Hasty and Emma Dail Hasty. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife; Betty Hilty Hasty, a brother; Winfield Hasty, a sister; Marie Holmes, and a grandson; Christopher McFadden. During World War II he served as a tail gunner on a B-17 Flying Fortress with the 351 Bomb Group. He later retired from the U. S. Air Force after 20 years of service.
Mr. Hasty is survived by a son; James D. Hasty and his wife Phyllis of Roanoke Rapids, two daughters; Sandria H. McFadden and her husband Brown of Henrico, N.C., and Jane Gray and her husband Donald of Roswell Georgia. Nine Grandchildren; Scott Brown, Crystal Brown, Leanna Torres, W. Mack Hasty, Winfield J. Hasty, Susan Hasty, Mary Ellen Roberts, Jennifer Gray, and Erin Gray, and 21 great grandchildren.
Graveside Services with Military Honors will be held Thursday March 15, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at Cedarwood Cemetery with Rev. Jimmy King officiating. The family will receive friends at Wrenn, Clarke & Hagan Funeral and Cremation Service from 12:30 P.M. until service time.
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