William J. Casto, 83 of Chippewa passed away on Tuesday, September 14, 2021.
Born June 10, 1938 in New Castle, he was a son of the late Squire Jason and Gertrude Jessop (Moore) Casto.
Bill pursed his passion as a career in the horse industry. For years, he was employed as a race horse trainer and drove tractor trailers transporting horses from track to track. He attended Chippewa Evangelical Presbyterian Church.
In addition to parents, he was preceded in death by his former wife of 40 years, Suzanne, a sister, Shirley Floyd, and a brother, Robert, his father in law, Edward Anderson and his mother in law, Ada Mae Anderson (who passed on September 15, 2021).
He leaves his wife of 18 years, Sandra Hyre Reeder Casto. His step children, Renea (Glenn) Tomasko and Todd (Sharon) Hyre. Step grandchildren, Brooke Tomasko and Breana Hyre. A sister in law, Judy Casto, a special nephew, Jeff (Kathy) Hillyer and other nieces and nephews.
A joint visitation will be held on Monday from 2-4 pm and 6 pm until time of service at 7 pm (for both Bill and his mother in law, Ada Mae Anderson) in the Simpson Funeral & Cremation Services, 1119 Washington Avenue, Monaca. Private inurnment will take place in Graceland Cemetery, New Castle. Memorial contributions may be made in Bill’s memory to Chippewa Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 530 Blackhawk Road, Beaver Falls, PA 15010 or Good Samaritan Hospice, 116 Browns Hill Road, Suite 100, Valencia, PA 16059.
To share online condolences, light a memorial candle, add photos, and other information, please visit his permanent memorial at simpsonfuneralhome.com.