Jason J. Casto, age 24, passed away on Monday, June 18, 2012, at his residence. Born on April 6, 1988, in Greenville, Pa., he was the son of Gary and Jacqueline (Hawkins) Casto.
He served as the Indiana State Goodwill Ambassador of the Muscular Dystrophy Association in 1999-2000. He graduated from Greenfield Central High School in 2007. While attending Greenfield Central, he was the manager for the football team for 4 years, the basketball team for 3 years, and the baseball team for 2 years. He was also a member of student council his freshman year.
Jason obtained an Associate Degree in web design from Penn Foster, and worked for EA Sports as a video game consultant for a while. He was a member of Bradley United Methodist Church. He was a very inspirational person to all and loved sports and life itself.
Surviving him are his parents; brother, Matthew Casto; aunts and uncles, Rhonda and Lynn Greenwalt, Valerie Casto; cousins, Aaron and Sarah Greenwalt, Jennifer (Dave) Antill and Dan Casto; grandfather, John Hawkins; several great aunts, uncles and cousins.
Preceding him in death were his grandparents, Glen and Mildred Casto, Delores Hawkins; uncles, Steve Casto and Charles Hawkins.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 21, 2012, at Erlewein Mortuary in Greenfield, 1484 W. US Hwy 40, Greenfield, IN 46140. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 22, 2012, also at the mortuary. Reverend Wade Compton and Pastor Steve Bradley will be officiating. Burial will follow at Park Cemetery in Greenfield.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association at www.mdausa.org; IU Health Hospice, c/o Methodist Health Foundation, 1800 N. Capitol Avenue, P.O. Box 7168, Indianapolis, IN 46207-7168; Riley Children’s Hospital at www.rileykids.org; or the Casto Muscle Foundation being formed in Jason’s honor, c/o Erlewein Mortuary, 1484 W. US Hwy 40, Greenfield, IN 46140. Friends may share a memory or send a condolence at www.erleweinmortuary.com or email condolences to firstname.lastname@example.org.