Bryan Russel Hastings
Bryan Russel Hastings
  • February 2, 1974 - October 25, 2017
  • Rochester Hills, Michigan

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BRYAN RUSSEL HASTINGS, age 43, of Rochester Hills, formerly of Wichita, Kansas, died on October 25, 2017. Bryan was born on February 2, 1974 in Wichita, the son of Chad and Patricia Hastings. A veteran of the U.S. Army, Bryan served as a driver for a M1A1 Abrams tank crew. He was a graduate of Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio, and was a well-known entrepreneur in the area. He enjoyed skydiving, running, scuba diving, boating, cycling and riding his motorcycle. Bryan was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #2634, AMVETS, the American Legion, and had attended Kensington Church. He is survived by his parents Chad and Patricia Hastings; brothers Robert (Christine) Hastings and Craig (Juliana) Hastings; nieces and nephews Joshua, Brittany and Mariana; uncles Gary (Paula) Hastings, James Commerford and Raymond Close. Bryan is also survived by his "kids" Austin and Ethan, and his closest friends, Leslie Walsh and Lisa Fuller. Bryan was a selfless friend and confidant who truly embraced life and was an advocate for the underdog. He will be greatly missed. Funeral services will be held at 11 am Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at the Pixley Funeral Home, 322 W. University Drive, Rochester. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 10 am to 11 am. Memorials in Bryan's memory may be made to the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #2634. A memorial service will also be held at a later date in Bryan's hometown of Wichita, Kansas.