Mr. Casstevens was a graduate of Appalachian State University and taught for 13 years in the Davidson County School System.
He was also the co-owner and manager of Kannapolis Village and Catawba House Rest Homes. Mr. Casstevens was a veteran of the US Army serving in the Korean War, and was a member of Mitchells Chapel United Methodist Church, Newton Lions Club, and Yadkin VFW Post 10346.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his brother: Sherrill Casstevens.
Surviving are his wife: Phyllis M. Casstevens, of the home, his daughter: Rebecca Tyson, of Kannapolis, NC, six step-children: Xiena (Charbel) Farah, of Chino, CA, Kathy (Kelly) Pfouts, of Smithville, KY, Joe (Peggie) Cook, of Jonesville,NC, Angel Schmidt, of Atlanta, GA, Worth (Susan) Cook, of Swainsboro, GA, Audra (Mark) Tyler, of Lexington, NC, a sister: Lucille (William) Reavis, of Courtney, two brothers: Gray (Mary Lee) Casstevens, and Carl Casstevens, all of Yadkinville.
Also surviving are 14 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday at Mitchells Chapel United Methodist Church.
His funeral service will follow the visitation in the church at 5 p.m., Thursday with the Rev. Charles Turner, officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with full military honors by Yadkin VFW Post 10346.
Gentry Family Funeral Service of Yadkinville is serving the Casstevens Family.