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Archie Casto

Male 1901 - 1979  (78 years)


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  • Name Archie Casto 
    Born 24 Sep 1901  Evans, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Sep 1979  Mechanicsburg, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Obituary

      Archie A Casto, 78, of Evans, and Lloyd E Stephens, 67 of Cottageville died Wednesday afternoon when the pickup truck they were traveling in collided with a tractor-trailer on State Route 56 and State Route 4, near Mechanicsburg, Ohio. Mr Casto was born in Evans, September 24, 1901, the son of the late James T and Minnie Reynolds Casto. As a teenager, he delivered oil well supplies in Jackson and Roane counties. In the early 1920's, using horses, dump wagons and scrapers, he was instrumental in building old US Route 33 through Evans and constructing many of the Mill Creek bridges. He spent many years as a farmer. In the 1940's he worked for Pinnel and Post, logging timber between
      Ripley and Spencer. During the 1940's and 50's he was a trucker, buying and selling horses and cattle. When the Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corporation was being constructed, he served as a foreman for various contractors. He also worked as a foreman for Harlow Lime and State Construction. He was a partner of the Casto Funeral Home with his son, James 1953-1956. Survivors include wife, Laura Donhew Casto; sons, James W of Evans, A. Eugene of Akron, Ohio, Harrison L of West Memphis, Arkansas'
      brother O. J. Casto of Evans, sisters Permelia Cox of Middleport, Ohio. Marie Mose of East Liverpool, Ohio, Freeda Pringle of Dunbar, Geraldine Parsons and Virginia Sayre, of Evans; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren. One brother, George,preceded him in death. Funeral services were held Saturday at 1 P.M. at the Casto Funeral Home with the Rev. Gerald Sayre and the Rev, Raymond Skeen officiating.
      Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery (3 Oct 1979)
    Buried 03 Oct 1979  Pine Hill Cemetery, Ripley, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6487  WV Route 87 Family Tree
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2019 

    Family Laura Donohew,   b. 13 Oct 1900, Evans, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1990  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 30 Mar 1924  Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. James William Casto, Sr,   b. 18 Jun 1925, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 2002, Evans, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Alvin Eugene Casto,   b. 17 Sep 1927,   d. 21 Sep 1994  (Age 67 years)
     3. Harrison L Casto,   b. 24 Apr 1931, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1996, Proctor, Crittenden County, Arkansas, Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2010 
    Family ID F1371  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Sep 1901 - Evans, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Mar 1924 - Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Sep 1979 - Mechanicsburg, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 03 Oct 1979 - Pine Hill Cemetery, Ripley, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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