Coventry- Ralph Castle, 80, of Coventry went to be with the Lord on February 22, 2020. Ralph was predeceased by Kathleen, his wife of 54 years on February 7, 2020. He was also predeceased by his parents Robert and Marion Castle, his in-laws Katherine and William Rideout, and his brother in law John Rideout.
He is survived by his children, Stephanie (Joe) Kennedy, David Castle, Ann (Robert) Kennedy, Kathleen (Jeff) White, Michelle Castle, Robert Castle, and Goddaughter Christina (Morris) Belford, his grandchildren, Paige, Ryan, Brooke, Sierra (Johnny), Logan, Noah, Olivia, Payton, Sadie: his siblings Larry (Joyce) Castle, Beverly Castle, and Barbara Castle; his in-laws Maryanne Soltis, Peter Rideout, David (Pam) Rideout, Steve (Norma) Rideout, Paula (Reg) Stillwell and his lifelong friend Sam Wimberly. Ralph was also survived by many loving nieces, Nephews, and extended family members.
Ralph was generous, loyal, and a hard worker. He proudly served our Country in the United States Navy and as the Coventry Town Justice for over 30 years
Ralph was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. His greatest enjoyment was spending time with his family and he was our biggest fan. Ralph enjoyed sports and was a lifelong Yankee fan. Ralph loved fishing, going on family camping trips and vacations. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made in Ralph's memory to the Chenango County Sheriff's Association at 279 County Rd 46, Norwich, NY 13815.
Friends and family may call at the Berean Bible Church, Greene, NY on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 from 3:00PM- 4:30PM. Funeral service will follow immediately after with Pastor Josh Clink officiating.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Behe Funeral Home, 21 Main St., Oxford, NY. Friends and family may share memories and condolences by visiting www.behefuneralhome.com.