Casterline, Richard Joseph Rick Casterline (60) was welcomed into the arms of our Lord Jesus on Friday, August 8. He was preceded in death by his father, Ernest Casterline, and his stepfather, Al Gruver. He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Therese Casterline; his son, Richard Joseph Casterline, II, of Austin, TX; his mother, Rose Gruver of Elysburg, PA; and his sister, Cathy Kessler of Elysburg, Pa. Rick was a graduate of Penn State University, and was a technical trainer for VMWare. He was a 32nd degree Mason with The Colony Masonic Lodge #1451. God called Rick to the missions field this year to plant churches and train pastors in the Philippines. In lieu of flowers and to continue his dedication to this ministry, donations can be made to Philippines Ministry, c/o Life Point Church, 4501 Hedgcoxe, Plano, TX 75024. A celebration of Rick's life will be held on Saturday, August 23, at 2 p.m. at Willow Bend Church, 5701 W Park Blvd, Plano, TX 75093, followed by a reception with family and friends.
Published in Dallas Morning News on Aug. 21, 2014