Ella Violetta Buck Casto 74, of Columbus OH, passed away Monday, April 29, 2019 following a long illness. Ella, along with her husband Keith, have resided in Columbus for the past 54 years but have always called West Virginia home. She was a Christian and a member of Living Savior Ministries in Grove City OH. She loved her family, friends and church family.

Born August 6, 1944 she was the daughter of the late William Buck and Edith Herdman Buck. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her brothers, Arnold “Pete” Priddy and William “Bill” Buck.

She is survived her husband of 52 years Keith Casto. Ella had no birth children but helped raise four children by choice; William “Binky” Pauley (Kathy) of Marion OH, Danette Tucker (Danny), Paul Kerns (Ruth) and Alisa Scott (Dewayne) all of Buffalo. She is also survived by her sister Bonnie Buck of Buffalo and a host of nieces and nephews.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to her closest friend Theresa Rhodes.

Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. John 14:1-2

Funeral service will be held at noon on Friday May 3, 2019 at Raynes Funeral Home, Buffalo with Pastor Jerry Bonnett officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Rock Castle. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to the family and the online guestbook signed by visiting www.raynesfuneralhome.com. Raynes Funeral Home, 20072 Charleston Road, Buffalo, WV is in charge of arrangements.