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

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