Fr. Donald Pelous officiated at the Funeral Mass. Readers were Howard Wood and Angela Castille. Gift Bearers were Fred and Gladys Coy.
Interment followed at St. Bernard Cemetery No. 1.
Mr. Castille, a Korean War Veteran served in, and was honorably discharged from, the U.S. Marine Corps, 1st Marine Division, and was a recipient of the Korean War Service Medal. He was a member of the VFW and the American Legion. Mr. Castille attended SLI and pursued studies in mechanical engineering. He retired from Southern Pacific Railroad, where he was employed for over 40 years.
Mr. Castille enjoyed traveling, walking outdoors and was an avid reader. He loved visiting with friends and spending time with his ever-growing family and grandchildren. He was a member of, and regularly attended, the local UTU Supper Club.
Mr. Castille is survived by his wife, Mary Ella Bourque Castille; two sons, Michael Castille of Breaux Bridge, and Ricky (Sonia) Castille of Henderson; four daughters, Judy (Lee) Robinson of Jennings, Brenda (Whit) Patin of Breaux Bridge, Melissa (Howard) Wood of Lafayette, and Angela Castille of Lafayette; a special family friend, Tiny Castille; 15 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mitchell and Terzile Guidry Castille; one grandson, John Robinson; a great-grandchild, Caleb Sawyer Gonzalez, and a son-in-law, Mark Sawyer.
A scripture reading and rosary recitation was held at 7 p.m. on Sunday.
Pallbearers were Michael Castille, Ricky Castille, Michael Joe Castille, Ira Patin, Shawn Calvit, Austin Wood and Chandler Calvit.
Honorary pallbearers were Lee Robinson, Whit Patin, Howard Wood and Ory Huval.
Pellerin Funeral Home of Breaux Bridge was in charge of arrangements.
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