Christopher Anthony "Chris" Castro(1960 - 2013)

Christopher "Chris" Anthony Castro April 20, 1960 - June 23, 2013 Christopher "Chris" Anthony Castro, born April 21, 1960 in Bakersfield, California died June 23, 2013 in Morro Bay, California due to a boating accident. Chris graduated East High School and Bakersfield College where he ran on the track team. He was proud to be a Kern County Firefighter for 29 years and retired as a Captain in 2010. Chris enjoyed fishing, camping, traveling, and game nights with family and friends. He is survived by his wife, Judy, of 26 years; his children Sarah and Josh Irwin, Jennifer Blaylock, and Jessica Castro; and grandson Archie Irwin. He is also survived by his mother Maryanne Boucher; sisters Marci Harris and Dawn Richards; and Brother Pete Castro. Services will be held on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. at Rock Harbor Christian Fellowship, 1475 Quintana Rd., Morro Bay, California. Luncheon reception will follow. In lieu of flowers please send donations to Kern County Fire Fighters Burn Survivors Trust c/o KCFD 5642 Victor St., Bakersfield, CA 93308. Chris, we love you and are lost without you. You are and will be so very missed www.bakersfield.com/obits

Published in Bakersfield Californian from June 27 to June 28, 2013