Keith Jennings Casto, 89, of Ripley passed away Friday, May 26, 2017 at Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston following a short illness.
He was born August 21, 1927 at Fairplain, WV a son of the late Melvin Leo and Orpha Pearl Shamblin Casto. Keith served his country in the U.S. Navy and later worked as a materials planner at Union Carbide for 37 years. During his time at Union Carbide he only missed one day of work. He was also a longtime member of the Grasslick Baptist Church.
He is survived by his loving wife, Betty Simmons Casto; Daughter Keitha Graham(Paul); Grandchildren Steven Graham(Sarah), Derek Graham(Katie) and Bryan Graham(Sacha); Great Granddaughters Megan, Ruby, and Leah.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by son Steven Keith Casto and Brothers Arnold and Loren Casto.
Funeral Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, May 28, 2017 at Grasslick Baptist Church, Kenna with Pastors Jimmy Compton and Tim Showen officiating. Visitation will be Saturday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley. Burial will be in the Grasslick Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Keith's memory to the Grasslick Baptist Church. Online memories and condolences can be sent to the family by visiting