He was born on September 16, 1943, in Frederick, Oklahoma, to Marion Wilburn Jr. and Hazel Ethelene (Landrum) Haston. He grew up and attended Frederick schools. He married Pat Burden in May of 1968, in Weatherford, Texas. He began construction work with his dad and he worked at Schlagel. Later he worked in construction and then became a skilled master plumber. He lived in Oklahoma, Ohio and Las Vegas, Nevada. He was preceded in death by his parents, four sisters: Lynda Faye Nunley, Vicki Leah Lewelling, Judy Dianne Flores, Mava Suzanne Haston; one brother: Larry Clyde Haston; and a grandson: Joshua Keith Garza. He is survived by two sons: Bradley Keith Haston and wife Monica, Rodney Douglas Haston and wife Racquel, all of Davidson, Oklahoma; one daughter: Rona Camille Garza, of Frederick, Oklahoma; three brothers: Terry Vance Haston and wife Jill, of Ohio, Anthony Lamont Haston and wife Pam, of Houston, Texas, and Danny Eugene Haston and wife Linda, of Frederick, Oklahoma; four sisters: Sonia Iris Bailey, of Hurst Texas, Priscilla Karen Haston, of Ohio, Jerry June Dunn, of Wichita Falls, Texas, and Rozetta Joann Baldwin, of Arlington, Texas; five grandchildren: Armani James Haston, Lucky Alberto Haston, River Michael Haston, Gary Don Garza Jr., and Erick Randall Garza; two great grandchildren: Kariyanna Machelle Garza and Nevaeh Angel Garza.