Castle, Rhea J. (July 17, 1904 - June 9, 1986)

Rhea J. Castle

Douglas Budget - June 12, 1986

Rhea J. Castle, 81, of Casper died June 9 of an extended illness.

He was born July 17, 1904 in Douglas. He is the son of George B. and Ella Dunton Castle. The Castle family settled the Douglas and Casper areas as pioneers.

He married Lena Kreller in Casper in 1934 and they moved to Casper. They then moved to Salt Lake City for a short time, then to Oregon where he raised his family. They moved back to Casper in the early 1970s.

He is survived by two sons, George Castle of West Columbia, S.C., Robert G. Castle of Carmichael, CA and two sisters, Blanche Morrissey of Tampa, Fla., and Mable Thompson of Casper; several nieces and nephews, among them Jack Holman of Casper, six grandchildren and nine great great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife in 1984 and two brothers and one sister.

Flowers or memorials to the Shepherd of the Valley Care Center would be appreciated by the family.

Graveside services will be Thursday, June 12, at 11 a.m. at the Douglas Park Cemetery with the Jehovah's Witnesses officiating.

Memorial Chapel of Casper is in charge of all arrangements.


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