James Leonard “Buster” Nastasi, Jr., age 81, of Butler, passed away Friday, August 7, 2020 at his residence.
Born in Butler on October 30, 1938, he was a son of the late James Leonard Nastasi, Sr. and Julia Kolch Nastasi.
He was a member of Saint Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church and a veteran of the United States Army.
Buster was the owner and operator of the Manhattan “The Hat” Bar in Butler.
He was a graduate of Geneva College, where he was a Hall of Fame Football player.
He is survived by one daughter, Anna Marie Loflin and her husband, Bobby, of Butler; two grandchildren, Lily Carlson and Mitchell Campbell; and his nieces and nephews, Domi (Vince) Haibach, Greg Nastasi, Juliann (Mark) Nastasi, Phil (Kara) Nastasi, and Phyllis (Louis) Nastasi.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Pamela McKay Nastasi, who passed away April 11, 2020; one brother, Dominic “Buddy” Nastasi; one sister, Judy Wojcik; and one nephew, Jimmy Nastasi.
There will be no visitation, and services and burial will be private.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Martin Funeral Home, Inc., 429 Center Avenue, Butler.