Frank Castillo, 61, lifelong resident of Salinas, passed away with family by his side Tuesday, December 31, 2013, in Salinas. He was born May 9, 1952, in Fresno.
Frank proudly served in the U. S. Army
with the 82nd Airborne and as a Platoon Sargeant with the National Guard. He was a Vietnam veteran. Frank was an active member of the American Legion Post No. 31, where he founded and participated proudly in the Legion's Honor Guard. He also coached girls softball and boys baseball locally.
Frank is survived by his wife, Connie Castillo; daughter, Davina Castillo; sons, Thomas (Hope) Castillo, Anthony Castillo and Steven (Mayra) Castillo; sisters, Nellie Ruiz and Grace Ortega; brother, Larry Castillo; and grandchildren, Sandra, Thomas, Stella, Sophia, Desiree, David, Derrek and Joseph also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lorenzo and Guadalupe Castillo, and his brothers, Rosendo, Raymond, Mike and David.
Visitation will take place Tuesday, January 7, 2014 from 1 to 6 p.m., at Healey Mortuary, 405 N. Sanborn Road, Salinas, CA 93905.
A Rosary Vigil will be held Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 7 p.m., at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 22 Stone St., Salinas, CA 93901.
A Funeral Mass will take place Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 10 a.m., at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
A Reception will follow services at the American Legion Post No. 31, 14 W. Laurel Dr., Salinas, CA 93906.
Burial to follow at a later date at the San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery, 32053 W. McCabe Road, Gustine, CA 95322.
Arrangements are entrusted to Healey Mortuary & Crematory, www.healeymortuary.com