Jerry W. Casteel

July 17, 1949 ‒ September 19, 2016

Delaware, Ohio
Formerly of Marengo, Ohio


Jerry W. Casteel, age 67 of Delaware formerly of Marengo passed away unexpectedly at home on Monday, September 19, 2016.

He was born in Columbus on July 17, 1949 to the late Robert “Popeye” and Betty E. (Toops) Casteel. Jerry worked as a self-employed mason known as JC Masonry.

Fun loving, he was a dedicated husband and father who never had much, but what he did was yours for the asking.  Time spent at home was treasured, as were camping trips to Alum Creek, Lake Erie, and those to Tennessee taken as a family will long be remembered. Always hard working the past few years of illness were difficult to accept.

For Jerry home life was the best, as were bonfires at his parents shared with his extended family. He treasured his children and grandchildren. Jerry dearly loved his wife of 29 years; Cassandra “Sandy” (Martin) who also preceded him in death in 2007.

Survived by sons: Todd (Leslie) Martin of Centerburg, Matt Casteel of Marion, daughter: Shelby Casteel of Ashley, Grandchildren: Tanner, Mason, Hunter, Samantha, Bailey, Barret, great grandson: Trayson, sister: Sharon (Jim) Wharton, brothers: Bobby A. (Linda) Jr., and Jim W. (Debbie) Casteel all of Marengo, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends may call  4-7 p.m. on Friday at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 637 N SR 61, Sunbury, Ohio 43074 where services will follow at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor Aaron Beacom officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the funeral home to assist the family with final expenses, P. O. Box 238, Sunbury, Ohio 43074.

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  • Sharon,
    I am so sorry to hear about Jerry. Losing a brother is so hard.
    Todd I don’t know if you remember us, we were your neighbors before we moved to Delaware. We have never forgotten your family and how my boys enjoyed hanging out with you. Your Dad was a very nice person. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your sister Shelby.

  • Todd, Shelby, Matt and Family:

    So sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts are with all of you through this tough time.

  • I’m so sorry to hear Jerry passed away what a good guy he was…I’m sending my thoughts and prayers to his family…Sending my ((HUGS))

  • Uncle Jerry was a huge influence in my young life. The skill and hard work I saw through him made me believe that I could some day, just maybe, be close to that awesome. Ive spent as much time in his home with him, Aunt Sandy, and Todd as my own. I have so many wonderful memories. His huge laugh will always be in my mind. I’m thinking of all of the family up there. Love all of you. TJ

  • I am very sorry to here of Jerry’s passing. I too have some awesome memories of hanging out with Jerry’s neice Jennifer and the extended family. My thoughts are with his family and friends.

  • sorry for all your loss. Jerry was a dynamite man. He will be missed my many. my thoughts are with all the family.

  • I will always love Sandy & Jerry, So fun, hard working, generous and kind! So many wonderful memories, like hanging out and going to concerts, those were the days! I am so sorry for your loss.

  • So sorry for your loss Todd your dad was a great man. Thoughts and prayers going out to the Martin/Casteel family.

  • Sharon and the Casteel Family our hearts go out to you. We are truly sorry for your loss. We will keep you in our prayers. Rest In Peace Jerry (Hoss) Casteel. With Love The Chilcote Family

  • Todd and Family
    I’m so sorry to hear about your loss.
    Todd, your dad wad always so welcoming of his home when TJ, Dave and I came up there. He was such a fun guy to hang out with.
    If there is anything I can do to help during this difficult time please let me know.

  • Sorry for your loss. I would like to share Jesus promise of John 5:28,29 “Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out, those who did good things to a resurrection of life, and those who practiced vile things to a resurrection of judgment.”