John Castle Obituary

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John Castle

June 24, 1936 - April 11, 2012
Obituary

Obituary Notice John Castle, 75, of Tekonsha, passed away April 11, 2012 at his home. He was born June 24, 1936 in Drift, Kentucky to Noah Bert and Mary Ellen (Music) Castle. He married Loretta J. Lockwood January 18, 1954 in Auburn, Indiana. She survives. John lived most of his life in Michigan. He was a welder and had worked at Vestil Manufacturing his entire career. He is survived by his wife: Loretta, children; Roberta (Steven) Howard, Rebecca Rigney, Randy (Marie) Castle, John (Lori) Castle, Peggy (Todd) Fields, 18 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, brother; Jackie (Kay) Castle, sister; Sylvia (Scott) Burton along with...
Obituary Notice

John Castle, 75, of Tekonsha, passed away April 11, 2012 at his home. He was born June 24, 1936 in Drift, Kentucky to Noah Bert and Mary Ellen (Music) Castle. He married Loretta J. Lockwood January 18, 1954 in Auburn, Indiana. She survives.
John lived most of his life in Michigan. He was a welder and had worked at Vestil Manufacturing his entire career.
He is survived by his wife: Loretta, children; Roberta (Steven) Howard, Rebecca Rigney, Randy (Marie) Castle, John (Lori) Castle, Peggy (Todd) Fields, 18 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, brother; Jackie (Kay) Castle, sister; Sylvia (Scott) Burton along with numerous nieces and nephews.
John was preceded in death by his parents, 3 brothers, 3 sisters and infant grandson, Dustin Ryan Castle.
John was a very loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He was a good teacher and a hard worker whose family was most important to him. John enjoyed NASCAR, fishing, playing poker and other games of chance. He also enjoyed Flea Markets where he worked with antique glass and restoring cast iron pans. John was a former member of the Eagles and Moose Lodge.
"Suzy Q" was John's faithful furry companion and was always at his side. John will be fondly remembered and dearly missed by those who knew and loved him.
Visitation will be Saturday, April 14, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Putnam's of Tekonsha. Services will be at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Bill Cole officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Homer.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family. You may leave an online tribute by visiting www.putnamfuneralhome.com



The family was assisted by Putnam's of Tekonsha 517/767-4114

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