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Samuel L. (Buddy) Castles Jr.

December 19, 1939 ~ August 3, 2022 (age 82)
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It is with sadness that the management (Eddie and Jackie Nelson) and the support staff of Nelson’s Funeral Home announce passing of Mr. Samuel "Buddy" Lewis Castles, Jr., 82, of Winnsboro, South Carolina.

Mr. Castle’s earthly life journey ended Wednesday afternoon, August 3, 2022, at his residence surrounded by his loving and caring family. 

Graveside Services will be held Saturday, August 6, 2022, 10:00 a.m. at Greenbrier United Methodist Church Cemetery, 681 Greenbrier Mossydale Road, Winnsboro, South Carolina.   The family will receive friends downstairs in the church after the committal.

Mr. Castles was born in Fairfield County on December 19, 1939 to the late Samuel and Margaret Goff Castles. He was predeceased by his brother, Paul Castles and his sister, Emma Jean Castles McGee. 

He is survived by his wife, Jane Houze Castles (wed December 10,1966); his sons, Samuel Castles III and Clifford Houze Castles; his brother, William “Billy” Herbert Castles (Elaine); special niece, Katie Lytton (Matt); special nephew, Levi Lytton; and many nieces and nephews. 

Buddy attended Greenbrier School and served in the Army from 1962 to 1964.  He retired from Fairfield Electric Coop after a 39-year career. He owned Castles Garage, a cornerstone of the Greenbrier Community, and was known as an exceptional tractor and vehicle mechanic.  

He was a lifelong member of Crooked Run Baptist Church and a founding member of the Greenbrier-Bethel Volunteer Fire Department.  Following his love of vintage Ford cars, he was an avid member of the Early Ford V-8 Club of America, South Carolina Region #167. 

The family wishes to express heartfelt gratitude to the many friends who have blessed them through their actions and prayers and to MSA Home Health & Hospice, with a special thank you to Tia Foster for her excellent care and support. 

Pallbearers are Jonathan Castles, Joel A. Castles, Jr., James Quay Thomas, Robbie Smith, Robert Bailey and Toby Johnston.  Honorary Pallbearers are Levi Lytton, William P. Castles, Heyward Burley, Paul Edward Castles, Jr., Greg Castles, Eric Castles, Sam Edenfield and Doug Beard. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Greenbrier Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 115, Winnsboro, South Carolina 29180.

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Graveside Service
August 6, 2022

10:00 AM
Greenbrier United Methodist Church
681 Greenbrier Mossydale Road
Winnsboro, SC 29180

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