Van Lear Man Believed
Struck By Train
Faris Castle, 53, who was reported struck by a train, died on
Thursday, April 21, at Anderson, Indiana.
Mr. Castle was the son of Chilt Edward and Leander Belle Castle. A
life-long resident of Van Lear, Kentucky, he was a coal miner and a
veteran of World War I. His first wife, Jennie Williams Castle,
died in 1927. He later married Clara Webb, who survives him. A
son, Carl Franklin Castle, was killed in 1944 in World War II. His
body was returned to this country for reinterment in January.
Besides his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Doris Fyffe,
Keaton, and Marie Castle, Van Lear. Also surviving are three
sisters, Mrs. Martha King, Van Lear, Mrs. Mary Conley, Catlettsburg,
and Mrs. Goldie Jenkins, Van Lear, and six brothers, Jay,
Staffordsville, John, Red Bush, Wayne, Catlettsburg, Lundy,
Washington, D. C., Ray, Springfield, Ohio, and James Castle,
Delbarton, W. Va.
Funeral services were held on Sunday, April 23, at 10:00 A. M., at
the home of his sister, Mrs. James King at Van Lear, by Rev. F. F.
Riggsby, Rev. Elzie Banks, and Rev. C. J. Sparks.
Burial was in the Club House Hill Cemetery under the direction of
the Jones Funeral Home.
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