Obituary for Patrick W. Castlen | Archer Funeral Home
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Patrick W. Castlen

February 16, 1950 ~ November 19, 2018 (age 68)
Mr. Patrick W. Castlen, age 68 of Lake Butler, FL passed away Monday, November 19 at his home with family by his side. Mr. Castlen was born in February of 1950 to the late Edward and Joyce Atkinson Castlen. He was a resident of Brooker, FL before moving to Lake Butler, FL over 45 years ago. Mr. Castlen served in the United States Army and received a bronze star and purple heart for his service during Vietnam. He worked as a drill tech for many years, enjoyed his horses and loved his family. He is preceded in death by his parents and one son, Chris Childree. Mr. Castlen is survived by his loving wife, Irene P. Castlen: two sons, Edward Castlen (Jackie) of Jacksonville, FL and William "Bill" Castlen (Jessica) of Lake Butler, FL: one step-son, David Knowles of Lake Butler, FL: three daughters, Patricia Castlen of Gainesville, FL, Katrina Crawford (Sean) of Lake City, FL and Angela Carney of Lake Butler, FL: one step-daughter, Dana Bair (Doug) of Lake Butler, FL: three brothers, Mike Castlen (Debbie) of Long Beach, CA, Tony Castlen (Valerie) of Dalton, TN, and Charles Castlen (Norma) of High Springs, FL: eleven grandchildren, Tara, Samantha, Melissa, Charlee, Dustin, Cody, Brianna, Grace, Gabe, Harper, and T.J.: seven great grandchildren, Donny, Jhayaylee, Peyton, Jayden, Eli, Annabelle, and Sophie. Funeral services to honor the life of Mr. Castlen will be held Wednesday, November 21 at 2:00 P.M. in the Chapel of Archer Funeral Home, Lake Butler, FL. Visitation and gathering with the family will be from 1 to 2 P.M. (one hour before services). Burial for Mr. Castlen will be in Dedan Cemetery, Brooker, FL following the funeral services where military honors will be rendered. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Haven Hospice, Lake City, FL. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Archer Funeral Home, 55 Lake Ave., Lake Butler, FL. Please sign the online guestbook at www.archerfuneralhome.com


Cemetery Details

Dedan Cemetery
13883 SW CR 231
Brooker, FL, 32622

Visitation

NOV 21. 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Archer Funeral Home

55 N Lake Ave

Lake Butler, FL, US, 32054

[email protected]

http://www.archerfuneralhome.com

Service

NOV 21. 2:00 PM

Archer Funeral Home

55 N Lake Ave

Lake Butler, FL, US, 32054

[email protected]

http://www.archerfuneralhome.com

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