Robert Lewis Casto

June 11, 1934 ‒ November 06, 2018

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Robert Lewis Casto, age 84, of Mount Vernon, passed away on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at his home.

He was born on June 11, 1934 in Mount Gilead to the late Robert and Ruby (Miller) Casto.  Robert was employed at Weyerhaeuser from which he retired after 37 years of service.  Robert was a veteran serving in the United States Army.

He is survived by his wife Lois (Haberkorn) Casto; two daughters, Brenda Griffith, Francis Casto; four sons, Gary Casto, Terry Casto, Doug Casto, Bruce Casto; his step-son Russ Montgomery; three step-daughters, Cindy Edwards, Melissa Gottchalk, Nikki Freeman; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; his sister Shirley Lehman; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Robert was preceded in death by his brother Danny Casto.

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Friday, November 9, 2018 at the Salvation Army Church beginning at 11AM with Captain Christine Baker officiating.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County.

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  • Terry, Gary, Brenda, Shirley and family. So very sorry for your loss . Hugs and prayers. Val Parmer Smith and Kay Parmer. Love you all

  • Terry, we are so sorry to hear about your father . Know that we are thinking of you and your family.

    Dan & Carol Weiss

  • My condolences to the family for your loss of Mr. Casto. May God strengthen and comfort you with his promise of the resurrection. Acts 24:15.

  • Terry, & family, I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for God to comfort you and help in the healing process by recalling good memories.

  • My condolences to the family and all who loved Robert. The seeming finality of death is what makes it especially difficult. But we can have confidence that God yearns to bring back to life the dead who are preserved in his memory. (Job 14:14,15) His Word, the Bible, gives us a wonderful hope of living in a paradise on earth and seeing the resurrection of our dead loved ones. (Luke 23:43; John 5:28,29) May this bring you some comfort during this difficult time.

  • Terry, Brenda & the entire family,. So sorry for your loss. Praying for comfort in this difficult time. Greg & Penny Condron

  • I am sorry to hear about the passing of your father. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time of loss.

  • Lois,

    Bob was a great man and I am very glad I had the chance to know him and spend time with you guys. The memories of Bob will last a life time! May GOD hold you tight during your time of need. We are thinking about you!!

  • Terry and family, I am so sad to see that your father passed. My prayer for you is comfort and peace through the arms and promise of God for a new and better life eternal.

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