Barry Lee Casto, age 62, of Point Pleasant, passed away Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa.
He was born October 2, 1950, to his parents Carroll Watson "Shake" and Marilyn Shirley "Terry" Casto of Point Pleasant. Barry graduated from Point Pleasant High School in 1968 before earning a B.A. in Political Science from West Virginia University in 1972, and a JD from Ohio Northern University in 1976. Barry was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity, the American Legion, and the Moose. He was also past president and member of the local Rotary club. He practiced law with Casto and Casto LLC from 1979 to the present and was a member of the Mason County Bar Association. Barry loved sports, especially soccer, and enjoyed cheering on the Point Pleasant High School team. He had become an avid fisherman over the past decade. He cherished his time outdoors and his time with family and friends.
Barry was preceded in death by his father, Carroll W. Casto.
He is survived by his wife, Pamela; his mother, Terry; children, Geoffrey (Heather) of Hyde Park, N.Y., Erin (Andy) of Baltimore, Md., and Christopher (Brittany) of Kalamazoo, Mich.; grandchildren, Zack and Alek of Hyde Park, N.Y.; brother, Gregg of Point Pleasant; six nephews, and a host of friends and family who will miss him dearly.
Per Barry's wishes, friends and family are welcome to gather at Village Pizza Inn from 6-9 p.m. on Thursday, September 19, 2013 to share remembrances. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to PPHS Boys Soccer and sent c/o Deana Sterling, 7370 Sandhill Road, Point Pleasant, WV 25550.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, friends may register online at: crowhussellfh.com.