Derriel Pearce Castle, 81, died March 5 in Lexington.
Born in Thornton, he was a son of the late J.W. and Maude Short Castle.
Mr. Castle was a frequent blood donor, and gave more than 20 gallons of blood during his lifetime.
Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Annette Youngblood Castle; a brother, Fred Castle and wife Gwenda; a sister-in-law, Carole Youngblood; brothers-in-law Stan Osborne and wife Jo Ann, and Woody Osborne; goddaughter, Carol Thomas and her children, Devon and Angela; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Graveside services for Mr. Castle were held March 9 at the Joel Wright Cemetery at Beefhide, with burial following the ceremony.