Mr. Clarence “Jib” Hasty, Jr., age 64, of Brodhead, Kentucky passed away on Saturday, April 23, 2011 at the Jacksonville Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida.
Jib entered into this life on June 22, 1946 in Mt. Vernon, Kentucky the son of Clarence and Effie Doan Hasty, both of whom preceded him in death. Jib bravely served his country during the Vietnam War in the United States Army. While serving in the Army he rose to the rank of Spec 4 and earned the Purple Heart. He served the citizens of Rockcastle County for two years as a sheriff’s deputy and served as Sheriff for one term. Jib was united in marriage on August 2, 1983 to Brenda Hasty and they shared a wonderful life together. He was of the Baptist faith, and was a member of the American Legion and the Mt. Vernon V.F.W.
Jib will be lovingly remembered by his wife: Brenda Hasty of Brodhead, Kentucky; six children: Everett Owens, II of Mt. Vernon, Kentucky, Sabrina Rivera and her husband Alfredo of Jacksonville, Florida, James Owens and his wife Michelle of Jacksonville, Florida, Chris Hasty of Mt. Vernon, Kentucky, Brandi Hasty of Brodhead, Kentucky and Blake Hasty and his wife Desiree of Brodhead, Kentucky; four grandchildren: Brenda Lee Thornton, Brian Owens, Fredo Rivera, and Hayden Jib-Michael Hasty; one great grandchild: Sophia Elizabeth Thornton; two brothers: Homer Hasty and his wife Patsy of Indianapolis, Indiana, and Tim Hasty and his wife Cindy of Franklin, Indiana; one sister: Barbara Hobson and her husband David of Campbellsburg, Indiana; three step sisters: Doris Brewer, Carol Elliott, and Janie Parrott all of Salem, Indiana; and a host a nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors.
He is preceded in death by his parents: Clarence and Effie Doan Hasty; his step daughter: Melanie Owens; three brothers: Wendell Hasty, Jack Hasty, and Billy Hasty; one sister: Gertrude McClure; and his step brother: Ray Sease.