JAMES ARTHUR CASTEEL, 89, of Wayne, W.Va., went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 3, 2021. He was born September 8, 1931 at East Lynn, W.Va. a son of the late Arbie and Elizabeth Casteel. Also preceding him in death was one son, James Arbie Casteel; two sisters, Viola Frye and Lucille Prichard; and one brother Archie Casteel. James was a member of Laurel Freewill Baptist Church and retired from WV Dept. of Highways, Wayne as an Asst. Supervisor.
He leaves behind his loving wife of 72 years, Marie Casteel; two grandchildren, Brian (Kathy) Casteel of Wayne, and Tammy Casteel Bryant of Huntington, W.Va.; four great grandchildren, Brandy Anjalie Hairston of Wayne, Kevin (Taylor) Bryant of Columbus, Oh., Kyle (Coby) Bryant of Orlando, Fla., and Kailey Robinette of Huntington; six great-great grandchildren, Gabriel Rakes, Gavin Rakes, Dakota Rakes, Dalton Rakes, Tyrell Hairston, and Carson Johnson, all of Wayne; and a host of friends and neighbors too numerous to mention. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Hospice of Huntington for their care and support.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, January 7, 2021 at Johnson Tiller Funeral Home with Pastor Jerry Casteel officiating. Burial will follow in the Elmwood Annex. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday.
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