Jim David Casteel

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Jim David Casteel, 76, passed away July 10, 2019 in Dallas. Graveside service will be Tuesday, July 16 at 10 a.m. in Tonk Valley Cemetery under the direction of Morrison Funeral Home. 

He was born Jan. 4, 1943 in Graham to Roy Lee and Percy Pearl Rasco Casteel. He married Sylvia Anne Chambers March 27, 2011. He lived in Graham until he joined the Army where he served two tours in Vietnam. After he left the Army he was manager of an apartment complex in Garland before retiring and moving to Balch Springs where he continued with his love of music. He loved to play his guitar and sing especially at the cafe in Balch Springs at least once a week. He also had a jam session at his home once a month for all his friends who played and sang, that was his enjoyment. 

He is survived by: his wife, Sylvia Anne of Balch Springs; sons, David Casteel of Florida, Jack Casteel, Jeff Casteel and Terry and Teresa Vance all of the metroplex; daughter, Marsha and husband, Billy Bolin; brothers, Roy Jack and Evelyn Casteel of California and Bill Casteel of Graham; sisters, Ruth Ann and Doyle Cornell of Olney, Thelma Jean Casteel, Adabel Silva, Debbie Gardenhire and Patti McAlister all of Graham; sister-in-law, Betty Casteel of Abilene; eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Fred and Frank Casteel and sister, Jane Wages.

Visitation will be Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.



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