He was born July 10, 1947 in Ashland, KY to Arlie and Estelene (Donaldson) Castle. Arlie was a welder for Northern Electric Company in Galion, OH and during the 1990’s owned and operated C & D Bait and Tackle shop in Franklin Furnace. A life member of DAV, he was a Vietnam veteran, having served in the U.S. Army. Arlie was of the Apostolic Faith and loved hunting, fishing, and most especially playing Bingo.
He is survived by his wife, Kathleen, of Franklin Furnace; one son, Charles Castle, of Portsmouth; one daughter, Suzan Castle (fiance Tim Rawlins) of Franklin Furnace; three brothers, Chester (Mae) Castle, of Franklin Furnace, Lester (Judy) Castle of Galion, OH, Alfred (Alveda) Castle of Galion, OH; one sister, Sharon Schaffiranek of Galion, OH; eight grandchildren, Jennifer, Amanda, Amber, Zachery, Ashley, Braden, Alyson, Aaron; two great-grandchildren, Haylie, and Tristan.
He was preceded in death by one son, Arlie, in 1989; two brothers, Raymond Castle and Ralph Castle; two sisters, Myrtle Schwab and Phyllis Williams.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at Wolfe-Nelson Funeral Home in Sciotoville with Pastor Rick Mollett officiating. Interment will be in Clapboard Cemetery in Green Township. Military Honors will be provided by the American Legion, James Dickey Post 23. Friends may call from 4 - 8 p.m. on Tuesday and one hour prior to the serve on Wednesday at the funeral home.
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