James Allen “Jimmy” Casto, 93, Vinton, Ohio passed away at Holzer Medical Center, Jackson, Ohio Tuesday, August 27, 2019. He was a retired self-employed farmer and a U.S. Army Veteran. He was a fifty-seven year member of the Vinton F & AM Lodge 131 where he served as a Master in 2003 and was a honorary member of Centerville F & AM Lodge 371.
Jimmy was born August 5, 1926 at Ewington, Ohio, son of the late William Granville Casto and Cora Alice Smith Casto. He married Verta Grace Rece February 25, 1946 in Ashland, Kentucky, who survives. Also surviving are a brother and two sisters: William H. (Francyl) Casto, St. Albans, West Virginia; Naomi Ewing, Plain City, Ohio and Betty Birch, Buffalo, New York along with a special cousin, Mary Lanier, Vinton, Ohio.
He was preceded in death by brothers Victor, John, Leon, Raymond, Stanley and Edward Casto and a sister, Annalu Payne.
Masonic services will be conducted by Vinton F & AM lodge #131 1:00 PM Friday, August 30, 2019 at the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Vinton Chapel, with funeral services to follow. Burial will follow in the Vinton Memorial Park with Graveside Military Rites to be conducted by Vinton American Legion Post #161. Friends and family may call at the funeral home Friday 12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM.
Online condolences may be sent to the family via www.mccoymoore.com