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Donald Ray Casteen

November 20, 1943 - December 10, 2019

Donald Ray Casteen, 76 passed away Tuesday, December 10, 2019. He was preceded in death by his wife, Vernell Gainous Casteen. He was born to Ellis Ivey Casteen Sr. and Martha (Garvey) Casteen on November 20, 1943 in Wilmington NC.

He is survived by two daughters: Angela Casteen (David) of Wilmington, NC and Donna R. Casteen of Denver CO; a brother Ellis Ivey Casteen, Jr.  of Wilmington NC; sisters: Betty Lou Casteen of Boston, MA, Alice Faye Cooper of Lexington NC; granddaughter Tiffany and several additional grandchildren and great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and stepdaughter Tammy Beasley and family.

He served honorably in the US Army from 1962 to 1968 based in West Germany.

He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

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