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Melvin Hardeman Cast
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Birth: Sep. 9, 1929
Death: Jan. 21, 2009

The Lexington Leader
January 29, 2009

Melvin H. Cast

September 9, 1929 - January 21, 2009

Melvin H. Cast was born September 9, 1929 in Milam County, Texas to Willis and Mary (Lewis) Cast.

He lived all of his life in Thorndale. He worked as a heavy equipment operator, dragline operator and Foreman for TU in Rockdale. Melvin was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Thorndale and a 50+ year member of the Masonic Lodge.

On June 17, 1956, he and Irene Waiser were married in St. Paul Lutheran Church in Thorndale.

Melvin passed away Wednesday evening, January 21, 2009 in the Brackenridge Hospital in Austin, reaching the age of 79. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Surviving are his wife Irene Cast of Thorndale; Daughter, Lori Towery and husband Darell of Thorndale; Two granddaughters, Ashleigh Cancela and husband Manny of Round Rock and Melanie Kunkel and husband Michael of Comanche and great-granddaughter, Haleigh Cancela.

Services were held on Sunday, January 25, 2009 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Thorndale. Burial was in the St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery in Thorndale with Rev. James Mann officiating.

Pallbearers were James Cargill, Ralph Mullinax, Jr., Ronnie Mullinax, Jerry Caldwell, Elmore Lincoln and James Lewis.

Honorary pallbearers were McDonald's morning and afternoon coffee group, Thorndale morning coffee drinkers, Thorndale Volunteer Fire Department and Graham Dickerson.

Memorials to St. Paul Lutheran Forever Family Fund, P.O. Box 369, Thorndale, Texas 76577. 
 
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 Parents:
  Willis Hardeman Cast (1907 - 1969)
  Mary Irene Lewis Cast (1908 - 1989)
 
 Spouse:
  Lillian Irene Cast (1927 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Paul Lutheran Cemetery
Thorndale
Milam County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Ashleigh Towery-Cancela
Originally Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
Record added: Jan 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33346963
Melvin Hardeman Cast
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Melvin Hardeman Cast
Added by: John Christeson
 
Melvin Hardeman Cast
Added by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
 
 
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Just dropping by to tell you I love you & miss you so much. I think about you all the time & I know you are watching over us. Klein & Claire will be here soon & I know you had a hand in sending them to us from Heaven. Love you always.
- Melanie Kunkel
 Added: May. 6, 2014
~~~~~~ Rest In Peace ~~~~~~ 3rd Cousin (Locklin Family)
- Sarah Locklin Taylor
 Added: Jun. 19, 2012
just dropping in to say i love you paw paw. not a day goes by without some kind of reminder of you. i miss you dearly! love you.
- Melanie Kunkel
 Added: Apr. 12, 2011
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