Richard Lee Kast, Sr., 71, of Max Meadows and formerly of Narrows, departed this life for his heavenly home Thursday, May 2, 2013 at Lewis-Gale Medical Center Salem after a long illness. Born in Kerns, Giles County, on March 25, 1942, he was a son of the late Clarence Joseph Kast and Alice Lafon Kast of Narrows. He was raised in the nurture of the Holiness Faith and was a retired pipefitter at Celanese. He was preceded in death by his father, his brother, Paul Kast, Sr.(Sharon), and his sister Ruth K. Martin, his twin siblings Norman Eugene and Carylon Christine Kast.
He leaves to cherish his memory his beloved mother, Alice Lafon Kast of Narrows; his devoted and faithful wife Wanda Cordell Kast; his sons and daughters-in-law Richard Jr. and Jody Kast of Rising Sun, IN, Joseph Andrew and Sarah Kast of Austinville, Mark Anthony and Marie Kast of Narrows, Eric Dale and Michelle Kast of Narrows; his daughters and sons-in-law Madonna and Rick Overstreet of Radford, Anita and Gary Weber of Max Meadows; his twenty grandchildren; his ten great-grandchildren; his brothers Memphus Kast (Betty) of Narrows, Arnold Kast of Narrows, Clarence Junior Kast (Penny) of Narrows; his sisters Rachael Tate of Narrows, Janet Bachelder (Tony) of Strong, Maine, Gloria Kast of Narrows, Barbara Elliott (Dennis) of Narrows.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:00 am in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke with Pastors Paul Terry and Titus Anderson officiating. Burial will follow in Angels Rest Memory Gardens at Narrows. Sons and sons-in-law will serve as pallbearers. The family will gather at Bethel Chapel in Clendennin for a family meal following the services.
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