Jerry Castleman

Sunday, November 2, 2003

Jerry D. Castleman, 68, of Normal, Ill., died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2003, at his home.

He was born Sept. 19, 1935, in Union City, Tenn., son of William E. and Velma Maddox Castleman.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society or the American Lung Association.

Jerry worked as a shoe and boot salesman for 42 years and retired from Georgia Boot Company in November of 2002.

Survivors include his mother, Velma Castleman of Cape Girardeau; one son and daughter-in-law, Steven and Angela Castleman of Morton, Ill.; two daughters and one son-in-law, Felicia and Jim Pestka and Theresa Kinnamon, all of Florissant, Mo; two sisters and two brothers-in-law, Betty and Pat Lowry of Houston, and Peggy and Bob Hahn of St. George, Utah; six grandchildren, Matthew and Christopher Pestka, Kelli and Christina Kinnamon and Kenny and Jakob Castleman.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Beck Memorial Funeral Home in Bloomington, Ill. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Pat Lowry officiating. Interment will follow at Park Hill Cemetery.