Paul Castelloe(1944 - 2018)

Paul Edgar Castelloe

March 28, 1944- December 8, 2018


On December 8, 2018, Paul Edgar Castelloe, loving father of two children, passed away at the age of 74.

Paul was born on March 28, 1944, in Winterville, NC to Obed Castelloe and LaRue (McLawhorn) Castelloe. He received his law degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1969. and he practiced tax and corporate law in Raleigh, NC for 47 years. On May 11, 1963, he married Linda Davenport (Linda Castelloe). Together they raised their son and daughter, Paul and Blair.

Paul had a passion for the waters of Eastern North Carolina. He spent many hours fishing the inlets and open seas near Atlantic Beach and fishing, boating, or sitting on the pier on the Pamlico River near Bayview. He also had a passion for his community; he was especially involved in various ways at the YMCA on Hillsborough St. in Raleigh. Finally, Paul was known for his sparkly wit and quick laugh.

Paul was preceded in death by his father, Obed, and his mother, LaRue. He is survived by his two children, Paul Castelloe (and his wife May) and Blair VanHook (and her husband Brian), his brother Thomas and sisters Betsy and Maggie, and his five grandchildren, Jordan Castelloe, Ella Castelloe, Libbie VanHook, Genna VanHook, and Worth VanHook, as well as his many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

A gathering in remembrance of Paul will be held on January 12 at 3 pm at the Alexander Family YMCA branch at 1603 Hillsborough St. in Raleigh. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Alexander Family YMCA, 1603 Hillsborough St., Raleigh, NC 27605.

Funeral Home

City of Oaks Cremation
4900 Green Road Raleigh, NC 27616
(919) 438-1649

Published in The News & Observer on Dec. 16, 2018