Geroge Castleman

Geroge Castleman

Posted: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 5:00 pm

George Woodrow “Woody” Castleman, age 68, of the Chestnut Glade community, died May 26, 2013 at his home.

Visitation will be at the Hornbeak Funeral Chapel from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday. A memorial graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the New Hope Cemetery in Ruthville.

Castleman had worked in the Final Finish department at the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company in Union City where he retired with more than 20 years of service. He had been a resident of Niles, Mich. before returning to this area in 1977. He was a member of the Siloam Baptist Church in Dresden and

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Brenda Adell Gibson Castleman of the Chestnut Glade community, whom he married Sept. 23, 1961; his mother, Geneva Ingram Castleman of Mayfield, Ky.; one son and daughter –in-law. George Jr. and Barbara of Latham; two daughters and one son-in-law, Penny and Keith Johansen of Martin and Roxanne Pate of South Fulton; one brother, Richard Castleman of Dukedom; two sisters, Wanda Fagan of Dukedom and Violet Heathcoatt of Mayfield; 11 grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, Cary Odell “C.O.” Castleman; one granddaughter; one great-granddaughter; and one brother, Randall Castleman.

Memorials may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital, P. O. Box 1000, Dept. 142,  Memphis, TN 38148-0142.

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