Lewis R. “Buzz” Casto, 75, of Fairplain, WV, passed away November 13, 2013, at his home following an extended illness.

He was born August 16, 1938, in Millwood, WV, a son of the late Raymond R. and Grace (Hartley) Casto.

Buzz was a 1956 graduate of Ravenswood High School. He was a lifelong farmer, a retired millwright, and member of the Carpenters Union, Local #2430, Parkersburg.

Surviving are his wife of 56 years, Barbara (Hawley) Casto; sons, Mark Casto and Steve Casto, both of Ripley; daughter and her husband, Tammy and Tim Harpold of Fairplain; grandchildren, Robert Casto, Madison Casto, Lauren Casto, Derek Harpold, Kyle Harpold, and Drew Harpold, and a sister, Hazel Parsons, of Ripley.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, November 17, 2013, at Casto Funeral Home Chapel, Evans, WV, with Dwayne O’Dell and Gary Hughes officiating.  Visitation will be one hour prior to time of service at the funeral home.

  In lieu of flowers, donations are preferred to:  Hubbard Hospice House, 1001 Kennawa Drive, Charleston, WV  25311.

    Email condolences may be sent to:  castofh@gmail.com