Harrison “Bussie” Castle, 86, of Claypool, died at 10:15 a.m., Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, at Parkview Wabash Hospital. He was born June 13, 1934, in Johnson County, Ky., to Sterling and Fannie (Daniels) Castle.
He was a U.S. Army veteran. He married Minnie Josephine Martin in Wabash on July 12, 1955; she died Oct. 18, 2006.
He retired from Kosciusko Community Hospital in 2002 and also worked 34 years at the Vice Brothers Foundry in Wabash. He was a member of the Wabash Free Will Baptist Church on Erie Street. He was also a member of the Chandlesville, Kentucky Masonic Lodge, Fort Wayne Scottish Rite and Mizpah Shrine. Bussie enjoyed woodworking, fishing, and especially his grandkids.
He is survived by two sons, Elbert Harrison (Linda) Castle, of Claypool, and Rodney Lee Castle, of Warsaw, seven grandchildren, Ryan Castle of Witchita Falls, Texas, Cameron Castle of Mentone, Gary (Heather) Fulk of Lowell, Chad Fulk of Laud, Shelby Cox of Warsaw, Marti Vinning of Nappanee, and Barb Fulk of Rochester, 10 great-grandchildren, his sister, Bonnie Stambaugh, of Leesburg, Fla., and several loving nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by his parents, eight brothers, Everett Castle, Joe Castle, Sterling Thomas Castle, B.L. Castle, Quint Castle, Jimmy Castle, and twin brothers, Troy and Roy Castle, and two sisters, Iris Nichols, and Joyce Staniford.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Paul Short officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call one hour prior to the service Wednesday, at the funeral home. The family requests visitors wear facial coverings.
The preferred memorial is Shriners Children’s Hospital.
The memorial guest book for Bussie may be signed at www.grandstaff-hentgen.com.