Kenneth Ray Casteel
Sep 14, 2012
Kenneth Ray Casteel
Sept. 14, 2012
Kenneth Ray Casteel, 88, of Englewood, died Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, at his residence.
A native of McMinn County, he was a member of Englewood Christian Church. He was a 32nd Degree Mason with Englewood Manila Masonic Lodge 633 and was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, serving in World War II.
A son of the late Larkin and Rossie Casteel, he was preceded in death by his wife, Thurman Casteel; one daughter, Debbie Maynor; and five siblings, Zella Mae Patton, Ruth Burger, Robert Casteel, J.M. Casteel and Leonard Casteel.
Survivors include two daughters and one son-in-law, Patricia Decker of Englewood, and Brenda and Bobby Harmon of Riceville; one son and daughter-in-law, Alan and Diane Casteel of Riceville; grandchildren, Jan Cochran, Brian Cochran, Jennifer Roller and her husband, Jamie, Chris Culberson and his wife, Christy, Laura Case and her husband, Adam, Hayley Tindell and her husband, Billy, Emily Decker, Andy and Tessie Harmon and Chris Harmon; great-grandchildren, Will Culberson, Wyatt Case, Bryson Case, James Roller, Jake Roller, Landen Tindell, Brian Cochran and Jayden Harmon; one brother and sister-in-law, Sherman and Cat Casteel of Madisonville; one sister-in-law, Alma Casteel Webb of Englewood; four sisters and three brothers-in-law, Vivian and Paul McConnell of Cleveland, Marie Bridges and Sarah Joyce and Wayne Martin, all of Englewood, and Alice and Louis Partain of Athens; a special caregiver, Louise Green of Etowah; and his loving pet, Dash.
A Masonic service was 7 p.m. Sunday at Englewood Christian Church with funeral services to follow. Minister David Caffee will officiate. Burial was 11 a.m. Monday in Cochran Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Joe Meeks, Ty West, Jerry West, Billy Tindell, Adam Case, Brian Cochran and Chris Culberson.
The family received friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Englewood Christian Church Youth, P.O. Box 67, Englewood, TN 37329.
Bordwine Funeral Home of Etowah was in charge of arrangements. If you were unable to attend, sign the guest registry at www.bordwinefuneralhome.com