GEORGE R. CASTLE, 90, passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 at home. Born in Sioux City, Iowa, George was the owner of Transmitter Repair Service Inc. He also worked at WPTA-TV for 20 years and WKJG-TV for 15 years. He also worked on equipment at Huntington High School Radio Station and PBS 39, Access Fort Wayne and Worship For Shut Ins. He was a U.S. Army World War II veteran of the 505th PIR, 82nd Airborne and earned his Eagle Scout in 1940. Surviving are his daughter, Jeannette E. (Charles E.) Hite of Wilmington, N.C.; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; step-daughter, Cynda Clark of Fort Wayne. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph Waldo and Georgia B. Castle; spouse, Marilyn K. Castle; daughter, Marilyn Foster; brothers, Robert and Ralph Castle. Funeral Service is 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014 at Elsey Rossman Media Center-Wolf Chapel on the campus of the Concordia Theological Seminary with calling one hour prior. Rev. Dr. Thomas Ahlersmeyer officiating. Calling also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 at D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Avenue. Burial in Covington Memorial Gardens, Fort Wayne, Ind. Memorials may be made to the Visiting Nurse, Worship for Shut Ins, Access Fort Wayne C/O Allen County Public Library or PBS Channel 39. To sign the online guest book, please go to www.mccombandsons.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Jan. 27, 2014