William Hughes Casteel, of Cleveland, TN, passed away Sunday, August 12, 2012 at his residence.
He was of the Protestant faith. He retired from the United States Air Force with the rank of E-6. He was a car dealer whose hobbies included electronics, old cars and airplanes.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe B. and Ruth Richeson Casteel; and brother, Thomas L. Casteel.
He is survived by his children, Jeffrey Stevison of Cleveland, Robert Scott Stevison of Homestead, FL and Janet Annette Scott of Guntersville, AL; grandchildren, Austin Stevison, Riley Stevison, Gary McCord, Dillan McCord, Petra Stevison and C. J. Scott; sisters, Joanne Davis of Cleveland, Joy Frazier of Charleston, Elaine Sanders of Mc Donald and Kathy Casteel of Cleveland; two brothers, Benny Casteel and Mark Casteel of Cleveland; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Thursday, August 16, at 12:30 p.m. in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with the Reverend Gary Higgins officiating. Interment will follow in Chattanooga National Cemetery with military honors. Pallbearers will be Gary McCord, Dillan McCord, Austin Stevison, Riley Stevison, Monty Frazier, and Aaron Lopez. The service will conclude with a white dove release ceremony.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, August 15, from 6-8 p.m. at the Ralph Buckner Funeral Home who has charge of the arrangements.