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Earl Landis Castle, 78, Gate City, VA, went to be with his
Lord Jesus Christ on Friday, October 19, 2012, after a
Born June 4, 1934, a resident of Scott Co VA, he served
2 years in the United States Army. He worked at Holston
Defense Corporation (Kingsport, TN) and retired in 1991
after 30 years of service. He was a member of First Baptist
Church of Weber City, VA.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Sherman and Chloe
Castle; and a sister, Adala Frasier.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Shelby Castle,
Gate City, VA; a son, David Castle and wife Charnita,
Weber City, VA; a daughter, Sandra Honaker and husband
Jason, Gate City, VA; grandchildren, Kenny Howe, Spencer
Howe, and Lakin Castle; great grandchildren, Kacey Howe
and Jacob Howe; a sister, Lou Satterfield and husband Stan,
Clinton, TN; sister-in-law, Nell Hartsock and husband
Daris, Gate City, VA; brother-in-law, Henry Cain and Peggy
Nickels, Tazewell, VA; and several nieces and nephews.
The family of Earl Castle will receive friends from
6 p.m. – 8 p.m., on Monday, October 22, 2012, at Colonial
Funeral Home, Weber City, VA.
A funeral service, officiated by Rev. Dean Smith and
Pastor Scott Fields, will be held at 8 p.m, in the funeral
home chapel. Music will be provided by Tammy Riner.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., on Tuesday,
October 23, 2012, at Holston View Cemetery, Weber
Military honors will be provided by the American Legion
Post #3 / Post #265 of Gate City, VA / Kingsport, TN, and
members of the Virginia National Guard. Those wishing to
attend the graveside service are asked to meet at Colonial
Funeral Home at 10:15 a.m., to go to the cemetery in
procession. Pallbearers will be Kenny Howe, Spencer Howe,
Reed Satterfield, Gary Frasier, Ricky Hartsock, and Lyle
In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to a charity of
Online condolences may be sent to the family of Earl Castle
by visiting the funeral home’s website
Serving the family of Earl L. Castle is Colonial Funeral
Home of Scott County, Inc., Weber City, VA.