George D. “Big George” Castoe, Sr.

George D. “Big George” Castoe, Sr. passed away on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at the age of 76. Beloved husband of Diane Eymard Castoe for 55 1/2 years. Father of Dana Jean Castoe, George D. Castoe, Jr. (Regina) and Darlyn Castoe Trahan (Mark). Son of Gladys P. Castoe and the late Dewey Castoe. Brother of the late Julia Mae Morrison, Caroline Burkett and Larry Castoe. Grandfather of Andre and Eli Autin, Kateland Castoe, Emma, John Mark, and Julia Trahan and the late Keaton Castoe. Great grandfather of Addison, Karter, and Kylan, Sawyer and Sutton Castoe. Also survived by nieces and nephews. He retired from Chevron after 35 years of service and was an employee of Fab-Con. He was loved by all and will be sadly missed. He was a lifelong resident of Buras, LA. Relatives and friends of the family, also employees of Chevron and Fab-Con attended the visitation and Funeral Mass at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Port Sulphur, LA on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 1pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Leukemia Society, or masses at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Family and friends may view and sign the online guest book at

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