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Dexter Ray Casto

Male 1927 - 2009  (82 years)


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  • Name Dexter Ray Casto 
    Born 27 Apr 1927  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Sep 2009  Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Siniaville Church Cemetery, Jackson Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • Dexter R. Casto

      Dexter R. Casto, 82, of East Sparta, Ohio, died Saturday, September 26, 2009, in Aultman Hospital following an extended illness.

      Born April 27, 1927, in Statts Mills, he was a son of the late Lafe and Stella J. (Skeens) Casto.

      He was an East Sparta resident for the past 53 years and a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, where he was a recipient of a Purple Heart. Dexter retired from the U.S. Army in 1952 and the Timken Company Department 63 in 1987 after 35 years of service. He was a member of Golden Lodge 1123 and loved gardening, yard sales and Kiko Auctions.

      He was preceded in death by one daughter, Patricia Joanne Casto; two brothers, Delmer "Buss" and Darrell Casto; and four sisters, Masel Hatcher, Elizabeth "Lizzy" Winters, Edra Casto and Glenva Casto.

      He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Orbie M. (Lupardus) Casto; three sons and daughters-in-law, Larry and Jeannie Casto of Canal Fulton, Ohio, Tracy and Cynthia Casto of Doylestown, Ohio, Wayne and Lisa Casto of East Sparta, Ohio; one daughter and son-in-law, Debra and Todd Davidson of East Sparta, Ohio; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; one sister, Imogene Bush of Washington; and numerous nieces and nephews.

      Calling hours will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, at Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley.

      Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Siniaville Church, Statts Mills. Interment will be in Siniaville Church Cemetery.
    Person ID I22063  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 29 Oct 2012 

    Father Lafayette Casto,   b. 17 Feb 1882, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1942, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Stella Jane Skeen,   b. 18 Apr 1889, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1947  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 21 Oct 1911  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Notes 

    • JCMR
      21 Oct 1911
      Casto, Lafe [Lafayette] 27 born Jackson Co./residing Jackson Co.
      Skeen, Stella 22 born Jackson Co./residing Jackson Co.

      1920 Washington Dist, Jackson, WV
      Lafayette, 38
      Stella J, 38
      Ora M, 7.6
      Delmer D, 6.5
      Elizabeth, 3.6
      Elmer D, 1.3

      1930 Jackson Co WV Washington Dist
      Casto, Lafe 48
      Stella 41
      Macel 18
      Delmer 16
      Lizzie 14
      Darrell 10
      Glenva 8
      Edra 6
      Dexter 3

      1940 ED 18-13 Washington, Jackson, WV p1A
      #3 owns $400, farm all WV Rural Jackson, WV
      Casto, Lafe 57 m
      Stella 52 m
      Delmer D son 25 s
      Elmer D son 21 s
      Glenva E da 18 s
      Imogene C da 9 s
      Dexter D son 12

      JCBR:
      Lafayette, 12/1882, AC & Margaret, Jackson Co, farmer
      Edra, 4/4/1924, Lafe & Stella (Skeen) Casto, Staats Mill, Farmer
      Elmer Darrell, 10/18/1918, Lafe & Jane Casto, Staats Mills
      Elizabeth, 7/1/1916, Lafe & Stella
      Delmer Denzel, 12/14/1914, Lafe & Stella J (Skeens) Csto, Gay, fpob - Staats Mill, mpob - Belgrove, delayed bc
      Delbert 12/14/1913 Lafe & Stella

      JCDR:
      Lafayette, 2/17/1942, 59y, b Jackson Co, Wallie & Sarah (Tolley) Casto, b WV, married

      JC Cem Vol 1
      Lafe Casto 2/17/1884-2/17/1943
      Stella 4/18/1889-5/26/1947
    Family ID F2357  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Children 
     1. Patricia Joanne Casto,   d. Bef 26 Sep 2009
     2. Living
     3. Living
     4. Living
     5. Living
    Family ID F19737  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S123] Amy Ryan.

    2. [S3] Birth Records, Jackson Co, WV.

    3. [S21] Obit.

    4. [S17] Marriage Records, Jackson Co, WV.