Dr. Eugene Hastings

Obituary of Dr. Eugene Boucher Hastings

Dr Eugene Boucher Hastings, 88, passed away on Friday, October 20, 2023, in Morehead, Kentucky. The son of the late Andrew Hastings, Jr and Adele Violet Busher, Dr Hastings was born April 7, 1935, in Manhattan, New York. He was a retired MSU Professor who was extremely passionate about the Spanish language. Dr Hastings graduated from Colgate University in 1957 and went on to receive his master's degrees in Spanish and French from Middlebury College in Vermont. He completed his Doctorate in Spanish Literature at The University of Texas at Austin. 
Dr Hastings was a published author and was considered an expert on the Spanish Poet Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer. He loved to travel and take photographs of his travels. 
He is survived by his close friend and caregiver, Mindi Dye of Morehead, Ky. 
At his request there will be no services and he will be placed with his parents in New York. 

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