|Birth: ||Jul. 18, 1923|
|Death: ||Nov. 15, 2009|
The Interior Journal (Stanford, KY)
November 25, 2009
Albert Bastin, 86, of Stanford, died Sunday, Nov. 15.
A native of Lincoln County, he was born July 18, 1923, to the late Earl and Dollie Frances Sloan Bastin. Bastin was a 1942 graduate of Highland High School and a 1952 graduate of Carson Newman College in Tennessee. He taught in Tennessee and Jefferson, Pulaski and Lincoln County and was a Kentucky Colonel. He was a World War II Army veteran decorated with the America Theater Campaign Medal, Eamet Campaign Medal, two Bronze Service Stars, a Good Conduct Medal, a Purple Heart and the Victory Medal.
Bastin was also preceded in death by a son, Frank; two brothers, Jim and Vern Bastin; and a sister, Johnetta Bastin.
Survivors include a brother Earl Dean Bastin (Bert) of Burnside; three sisters, Louise Miracle, Peggy Jo (Jim) Board both of Stanford and Tootsie (Paul) Roberts of Windsor; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were Nov. 18 at Mt. Moriah Christian Church with Rev. Rob Cox and Jamie Board officiating. Burial was in Mt. Moriah Cemetery. Military honors were given by American Legion Caswell Saufley Post #18.
Active pallbearers were Bill and Greg Miracle, Eddie Bastin, Jamie and Jeff Board, Rob and Marc Muse, Scott Carpenter, Danny Dale Smith and Gary Bastin.
Memorials in lieu of flowers may be given to the Disabled American Veterans or American Legion Caswell Saufley Post #18.
Mount Moriah Christian Church Cemetery
Highland (Lincoln County)
Created by: Tracy Turner
Record added: Feb 05, 2012
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