Funeral services for Joel Travis "Sam" Castleberry Sr., age 90, of Bastrop were held at 2 p.m., Monday, March 11, 2013, at Cox Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul Carter officiating. Interment followed in the Bonita Road Baptist Church Cemetery near Bastrop. Visitation was held from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Sunday at Cox Funeral Home.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Lauranoff Castleberry; parents, Walter Lafayete Castleberry and Ada Kemp Castleberry; number of brother and sisters.
Sam is survived by his daughter, Donna Bryant of West Monroe; five sons and daughters-in-law, Mike and Sue Cote of Bastrop, Pat and Linda Cote of Bastrop, Joel Jr. and Betty Castleberry of Beekman, James and Juanita Castleberry of Georgetown, SC and Richard and Susan Castleberry of Bastrop; 16 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be his grandchildren.