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Wilbert Ralph Casto

Male 1920 - 2007  (87 years)


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  • Name Wilbert Ralph Casto 
    Born 6 Mar 1920  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Jun 2007  Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Fairplain, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • Charleston Daily Mail
      Charleston, WV
      Sunday, June 10, 2007

      NOTE: Burial in Fairplain, Jackson Co., WV

      W. Ralph Casto

      W. Ralph Casto, 87, of Charleston died June 8, 2007, at Candlelight Cottage, St. Albans.
      He was born March 6, 1920 in Belgrove and was a son of the late Rheuford Herman and Orpha Morris Casto.

      He was a retired car salesman, a World War II Army veteran, serving in the 503rd Airborne, and a member of the Eagles, VFW and the Moose.

      His wife, Betty Casto, and son, W. Ralph Casto Jr., also preceded him in death.

      He is survived by his children, Lee Anne Cobbs of Atlantic City, N.J., and Gina (John) Buchanan of South Charleston; sister, Evelena Westfall of Harmony; brother, Jasper Casto of Spencer; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a very close personal friend and caregiver, Frank Cantley.

      Services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, June 11, at Bartlett-Burdette-Cox Funeral Home with the Rev. Jim Lewis officiating. Burial will be in Fairplain Cemetery, Fairplain. Friends may call from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

      The family would like to express their appreciation for the love and kindness given by Candlelight Cottage, St. Albans, Thomas Memorial Hospital's MedPsych Unit and the Westside Café.

      The family requests, in lieu of flowers, that donations be made to a charity of choice.
      Bartlett-Burdette-Cox Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Charleston, is in charge of the arrangements.

      Wilbert Ralph Casto
      Birth: Mar. 6, 1920
      Belgrove
      Jackson County
      West Virginia, USA
      Death: Jun. 8, 2007
      Saint Albans
      Kanawha County
      West Virginia, USA

      W. Ralph Casto, 87, of Charleston died June 8, 2007, at Candlelight Cottage, St. Albans.
      He was born March 6, 1920 in Belgrove and was a son of the late Rheuford Herman and Orpha Morris Casto.
      He was a retired car salesman, a World War II Army veteran, serving in the 503rd Airborne, and a member of the Eagles, VFW and the Moose.
      His wife, Betty Casto, and son, W. Ralph Casto Jr., also preceded him in death.
      He is survived by his children, Lee Anne Cobbs of Atlantic City, N.J., and Gina (John) Buchanan of South Charleston; sister, Evelena Westfall of Harmony; brother, Jasper Casto of Spencer; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a very close personal friend and caregiver, Frank Cantley.
      Burial:
      Fairplain Cemetery
      Fairplain
      Jackson County
      West Virginia, USA
      Created by: Marieda Mae DERRICK Eden...
      Record added: Jun 09, 2007
      Find A Grave Memorial# 19785749
    Person ID I58142  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2017 

    Father Rheuford Herman Casto,   b. 9 Jan 1896, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1968  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Orpha Adaline Morris,   b. 16 Sep 1899, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1992  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 11 Nov 1917  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 

    • 1920 Washington Jackson, WV
      Herman, 23
      Orfa, 20

      1940 ED 18-14 Belgrove, Washington, Jackson, WV p7B
      #111 owns $800, farm all born WV - same place
      Casto, Herman 44
      Orpha wife 40
      Ralph son 20 s
      Evaline da 16
    Family ID F6951  Group Sheet

    Family Betty Ann Carney,   b. 6 Nov 1926, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 2007  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 21 Apr 1946  Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 

    • Marriage Record
      Date: 4/21/1946 at Charleston by Rev Hbson D Fisher
      Place: Kanawha, WV
      Wilbert Ralph Casto, 26, Jackson Co, Charleston
      Betty Ann Carney, 21, Kanawha Co, Charleston
    Children 
     1. Wilbert Ralph Casto, Jr,   b. 6 Nov 1959, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1997  (Age 37 years)
     2. Lee Anne Casto
     3. Gina Casto
    Family ID F16542  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Apr 1946 - Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Jun 2007 - Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Fairplain, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S21] Obit.

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

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

    4. [S654] Marriage Records, West Virginia Division of Culture and History.