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David Nathan Castle

January 20, 1956 — November 12, 2022


Lebanon, VA – David Nathan Castle passed away on November 12, 2022, at the Bristol Regional Hospital following an extended illness. David was born on January 20, 1956, in Abingdon, Virginia.  He graduated from Lebanon High School in 1974, and Emory and Henry College in 1978.

David was preceded in death by his parents, Nathan F. Castle, Jr., and Wanda W. Castle. 

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Judy S. Castle; his three sons, D. Nathan Castle, II, Matthew S. Castle, and Jacob C. Castle; and his sister, Jane E. Castle.  David loved his family with all of his heart.

David also loved his many dear friends.  One of his favorite sayings was “To have a friend, you have to be one.”

David participated in numerous business ventures and community activities.  He was particularly proud of the time that he spent coaching Little League baseball and P-Nut football.

Although David suffered serious injuries in a car accident in 2013, he never stopped loving life.  He dined at restaurants in Lebanon and the surrounding areas, visited with friends, and enjoyed drives through the countryside.  He received excellent care from Brittany Jackson, his caregiver for the last nine years whom he loved and considered to be a member of his family.

A celebration of life will be held at 7:00 p.m. Friday, November 18, 2022 in the Combs-Hess Funeral Service Chapel with Rev. James Nunley officiating .The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. prior to the service.

The family has requested that no flowers be sent.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family online at Combs-Hess Funeral Service, 291 Highway 71 Fincastle Road, Lebanon, VA 24266 (276) 889-4444 is serving the Castle family.


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Friday, November 18, 2022

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