William B. “Bryan” Hastings Jr. 78, of Keene and a former long-time resident of Dublin died on Monday, August 7, 2017 in the comfort of his home after a brief illness.
Bryan was born the son of the late M. Louise (Jones) and William B. Hastings Sr. on September 24, 1938 in Franklin, Virginia.
He moved to New Hampshire in the late 1960’s as Director of Admissions at Franklin Pierce College.
In 1976 he married Theresa A. Gilman and together they started Hastings Real Estate in Dublin where they lived and operated the business for forty-one years.
He is survived by his wife Theresa of Keene. Five sons; William Bryan III, of El Cerrito, CA. C. Devin of New Hope, MN. Avery and his wife Valerie of St. Charles, MO. Scott and his wife Julie of Londonderry and Michael of Oakland, TN. Seven grandsons; Christian, Corey, Chase, Adam and his wife Alexis, Jeremy, William Harrison, and Christopher Thomas.
A graveside service will be held in the family lot on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 11am. at the Dublin Cemetery, Rt. 101 Dublin, NH. 03431. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel and Crematories, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH. 03431. www.cheshirefamilyfuneralhome.com