Melba J. Castle…April 1, 1933 – March 28, 2019



A graveside memorial service for longtime Lamar resident, Melba J. Castle, will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday May 28, 2019 at the Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar.

Per Melba’s request, cremation will take place and there will be no visitation.

Melba Castle was born on April 1, 1933 in Springfield, CO to John Herndon and Nona Prickett-Herndon and departed this life on Thursday March 28, 2019 at the Joni Fair Hospice House in Pueblo, CO at the age of 85.

Melba was preceded in death by her parents and by a son – Randy Castle

Melba is survived by her husband – Andy Castle of the family home in Lamar; by two children – Lori (David) Becquet of Castle Rock, CO and Paul Castle of Pueblo, CO; by 5 Grandchildren; also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and a host of friends.

Services for Melba J. Castle are under the direction of the Peacock Funeral Home.

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