Donald Edward Casteen

January 30, 1947 - May 21, 2023
Donald Edward Casteen

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Don Edward Casteen passed away on Sunday May 21, 2023.

He was born in Wilmington, NC on January 30, 1947 the son of the late Edward Casteen and Margaret Padrick Casteen; four sisters and other family members.

Don worked at Container Products for many years. He enjoyed being in the yard, working on cars, his garden and spending time with his family.  He will be greatly missed.

He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

He is survived by his wife, Sandra Platt Casteen; two sons, Jeff and his wife, Tracy and Ryan Casteen; two grandchildren, Phebe and Tyler Casteen.

A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.

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Wilmington Funeral and Cremation1535 South 41st Street Wilmington, North Carolina 28403.  910-791-9099

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  • July 28, 2023
    Margie Glover says:
    Uncle Donald was one of my favorites. He always came over to the house and had coffee and donuts on Sundays with my mom and dad. He was always there Lend a helping hand when needed. I know aunt Sandra misses you terribly, so does the rest of your family you were the last of the casein’s I should say the five originals now your two sons will carry on your legacy. That’s awesome certainly do miss your smiling face your laughter and your kind words. Perhaps you are playing your guitar for your sisters and singing Elvis tunes I certainly do remember those Times. Love you and miss you your niece, Margie.

  • July 28, 2023
    Karen vert says:
    Uncle Donald we will miss you very much N0 body let us know you had passed away, not Margie,Roger or Johnny or me. We loved you, RIP Donald.

  • May 30, 2023
    the family says:
    dad we celebrated memorial day in your honor.wish u could've been there .bt u were in our hearts and beside us the whole time we were there.u were a veteran who served this country with pride .thank u for your service .u will be gratefully miss by everyone.u are more than a hero in our hearts.

  • May 30, 2023
    June Tyner says:
    Don was my neighbor for 10 years…He was a kind and very friendly person and always ready to give a helping hand when needed… Don will be greatly missed… 💜

  • May 29, 2023
    Marshall Malpass says:
    Donald was Great man. There isn't a time that he didn't make someone laugh. We would always talk about the good ole days. He always had good things to say about my dad. I love hearing those stories you cant get those days back now they are memories that we will cherish forever. Now your up in heaven with my dad drinking a cold one and talking about those good ole days. Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone. We love and miss you Donald. The Malpass Family