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Obituaries of Castos & Extended Family

Updated 10/2/2003

Daniel D. CASTO
COTTAGEVILLE   Daniel D. CASTO, 39, and his wife, Janis Fay CASTO, also 39, of Cottageville died April 4, 1999, at home. He was a plant manager for ISG Resources. She was a custodian at Ripley High School. Surviving: daughters, Stacy Daniell CASTO and Tiffany Dawn CASTO, both at home. Also surviving Mr. CASTO: parents, Don and Louise Counts CASTO. Also surviving Mrs. CASTO: stepfather and mother, Clarence and Macil Price Lieving of Kenna; brothers, Jimmy, Curtis, Jeffrey and Jason CASTO, all of Kenna; sisters, Patty Huffman, Connie Wolfe and Barbara Fields, all of Kenna, Bonnie CASTO of Charleston. Joint service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at McCoys Conference Center, Ripley, with Pastor Shannon Skeen officiating. Burial will be in CASTO Cemetery, Kenna. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the conference center.  Parsons-Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley, is in charge of arrangements.  (Charleston Gazette Apr. 7, 1999)

Darrel D. CASTO

RIPLEY - Darrell D. CASTO, 75, of Ripley died Aug. 30, 1998, in Memorial Division, CAMC, after a long illness. He was retired from Columbia Gas Distribution Dept. with 30 years' service. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and attended Fairplain Union Church, Ripley. Surviving: wife, Myrtle Whited CASTO; daughter, Deborah Scheiner of Geneva, Ill.; sister, Goldie Carpenter of Cross Lanes; half sister, Delphia Phillips of Dunbar; four grandchildren. Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Fairplain Union Church, Ripley, with the Rev. Aaron Melhorn and the Rev. Larry Thomas officiating. Burial will be in Fairplain Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. today at Parsons-Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley, and one hour prior to service at the church.  (Charleston Gazette, Aug. 31, 1998)

David D. CASTO
David D. CASTO, age 80 of Linden Way, Newark, formerly of Sherwood Park II, Wilmington, died November 14, 2000 at Christina Care. Mr. CASTO was born and raised in Buckhannon, WV. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree at West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon, WV and his Master of Music degre from Florida State University, Tallalhassee, FL..... He served 4 years in the U.S. Army during World War II with the regimental bands of the Field and Coast Artillery....He started his teaching career in 1952 in Webster Springs, WV..... (Follows his musical career but did not copy it here.) He is survived by his wife of 25 years Patricia "Lynn" CASTO, 2 sons, David D. III of Dover, DE, and John Michael of North East, MD; his daughter, Carolyn Marie Pfotzer of Panama City, FL; 9 grandchildren, and his sister Kathleen Stewart of Durham, NC. ...Funeral services will be held at Calvary Presbyterian Church, Wilmington, Nov. 18,2000 and he will be buried in Buckhannon, WV. (New Journal, Friday, Nov. 17, 2000).

David Scott CASTO

David Scott CASTO, 28, of Charleston died June 1, 1997, in Mason County from injuries received in an automobile accident.  He was employed by Service FIRST of Charleston. He was a 1986 graduate of Sissonville High School and a lifelong resident of the area.  Surviving: father and stepmother, Mr. and Mrs. Clovis D. CASTO Jr. of Milton; mother, Elaine CASTO of Charleston; grandparents, Nellie and Manning Frazier of Charleston, Clovis CASTO Sr. and Doris CASTO of Titusville, Fla., Rosa Jane and Berlard Pauley of Charleston; stepsister, Shelly Highlander of Charleston. Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Long & Fisher Funeral Home, Pocatalico, with Brother Gary Johnson officiating. Entombment will be in Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Kanawha Charleston Humane Association Animal Shelter.  (Charleston Gazette)

Delbert H. CASTO
Delbert H. CASTO, 81, of Parkersburg died Dec. 6, 2000, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital. He was born in Wood County, a son of the late Ben and Minnie Mckitrick CASTO. He had at one time been employed by the American Viscose and later worked and retired from the Wood County Board of Education. After his retirement, his favorite hobby was spending time with the enjoying his grandchildren. He was a Protestant. Survivors include one daughter, Geneva Davis of Belleville,Mich: Two sons, Ray E. CASTO of Hurricane and Ted E. CASTO of Vienna: four sisters Margaret Heater or Michigan, Violet Miller of Parkersburg, Nelma McClung of Elizabeth and Linda Sams of Parkersburg; two brothers, Edward CASTO and Herbert CASTO, both of Parkersburg: four grandchildren Ted E. CASTO Jr. or Tuppers Plains, Tammy Hoffman of Coolville, Mark CASTO of Russell, Ky., and Kimberly Henderson of T. Albans; five great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews He was preceded in death by his wife, Freda Hart CASTO, in 1989; one brother, Ralph CASTO; and one sister, Grace Cooper. Services will be held 1 P.M. Friday at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg,Pastor Mark Wilding officiating. Burial in Evergreen North Cemetery. Visitation is from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. today and from Noon- 1p.m. Friday. (Parkersburg Sentinel Paper Thursday December 7, 2000 submitted by Lori Godfrey)