HASTINGS, DR. ROBERT LEVOY, 67, of Campbellsville , KY , passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, at University of Louisville Neuro ICU on Christmas Day, December 25, 2012.
He was born in Aberdeen, WA . Bob was a practicing oral surgeon for 40 years. He was a graduate of the University of Oregon Dental School and attended oral surgery residency at the University of Kentucky . He also taught Advanced Cardiac Life Support at Taylor Regional Hospital . He was a Vietnam war veteran and a captain in the United States Army. He is preceded in death by his parents, Elmon and Bernice Hastings, of Eugene , Oregon . Bob's life centered around his home and his family. His proudest accomplishments were his six daughters. He is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Judy Hastings, and his daughters: Holly Hastings Petrik, Megan Hastings, Heather Hastings, Heidi Hastings, Emily Hastings and Hope Hastings; and grandchildren, Lucas and Lila Petrik. He was also the proud parent of his pups, Mr. Knightley and Tater Tot. Memorial services will be held in Campbellsville, 11 a.m., Saturday at the New Surgery Center of Taylor Regional Hospital, so that Bob's family can thank everyone who was such a part of his life and who selflessly reached out in his hour of need. Ratterman Grand Chapels is in charge of arrangements. We will see him again in Heaven.
Published in The Courier-Journal on Dec. 27, 2012