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Services are held for Ora Castle Sr.




Ora Castle Sr., 87, of Seco, died March 15 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.

A son of the late Hayes and Hattie Castle, he was married to the late Maggie Coolie Castle. After her death he married Gail Tolliver Castle, who survives him. He was the father of the late Judy Castle Johnson and Ora Castle Jr., and a grandfather of the late Ora Shawn Johnson.

Born in Johnson County, he was a retired coal miner and a member of United Mine Workers of America.

Surviving in addition to his wife are a daughter, Jennifer Shields and husband Len, Winchester; two stepsons, Bret Martin and wife Cluarse of Eolia and Shane Martin of Seco; three grandsons, Shane Johnson and Shan Johnson, both of Seco, and Keith Hall of Ohio; a granddaughter, Jessica Duty and husband Chris of Seco; two great-granddaughters, Haley Duty of Seco and Ashlee Nicole of Winchester; and seven step-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held March 17. Burial was in the Green Acres Cemetery.


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