Yvonne G. Casto




Fuquay-Varina - Yvonne G. Casto, age 95, died at Rex Rehabilitation Center of Apex on Friday, November 9, 2018. Memorial service will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at Fuquay-Varina Presbyterian Church, 308 N Ennis Street, Fuquay-Varina. The family will receive friends from 2:30 to 3:30, prior to the service in the Ransdell Hall.

Yvonne was born on November 1, 1923 in Harnett County, NC. She graduated from Anderson Creek High School. She went to work at Pope Field, NC covering gliders during the early World War II years. She also worked for Trans World Airlines in Kansas City, Missouri and in San Francisco, California in reservations for the airline industry. She married William N. Casto from Osawatomie, Kansas on May 31, 1959 in Kansas City, Missouri. They lived in many states while Bill worked at Lockheed and later NASA. Her husband, Bill died on July 28, 1985.

Mrs. Casto was predeceased by her parents, Issac Jones and Nannie McDonald Gilchrist. She was also predeceased by several sisters; Ina Mae Gilchrist Womack, Clive Thomas, Maxine Gilchrist, Wonnie Jordan and Elaine Womack.

She is survived by her daughter, Kimberly Casto McCaskill and husband, Bobby G. McCaskill, Jr. of Fuquay-Varina, NC. She is also survived by sisters, Wilma Faye Porter of Garner, NC, Gail Sloane of Pittsboro, NC, Peggy G. Smith of Portland, Oregon, Laverne Tink Starr of Alamance, Dorothy Joyce Johnson of Lillington, NC and Brenda Gilchrist of Lillington, NC. Mrs. Casto had many nephews, nieces and friends that she loved very much.

Memorials can be made to Transitions LifeCare, (Hopsice of Wake County) 250 Hospice Circle Raleigh, NC 27607, Fuquay-Varina Presbyterian Church, PO Box 1126, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526 or Rex Rehabilitation of Apex (activities program), 911 S Hughes Street, Apex, NC 27502