....LEXINGTON—Graveside services for Darrell Johnny Kastner, 62, of Lexington are scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010, at McDade Cemetery with Pastor Gary Roe officiating. A memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Lexington.

Visitation was scheduled for 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3, at First Baptist Church in Lexington.

Mr. Kastner died Monday, Nov. 1, at his home in Lexington.

He was born on July 31, 1948, in Austin to Leonard and Lydia (Laake) Kastner.

He graduated from Elgin High School and married Marina Ward on April 27, 1965, in McDade.

Mr. Kastner was a retired operator with Alcoa’s Rockdale Operation and was a member of First Baptist Church in Lexington.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his father-in-law, Bill Ward; and a son-in-law, Michael Beier.

Survivors are his wife, Marina Kastner of Lexington; two daughters, Theresa Kastner Beier Gest and husband Brad of Lakeway, Kimberly Kastner Dorsett and husband Mark of Fort Worth; five grandchildren, Carly Beier, Dustin Beier and Kaimee Gest of Lakeway, Carter Dorsett and Ty Dorsett of Fort Worth; a brother, Leonard and Alice Kastner of Lexington; his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Reta Ward and Marcy Kemp of McDade; and his brothers-in-law, John and Susan Ward of Coupland, James and Kathy Ward of Lake Whitney; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends.

Memorials may be made to the Cattlemen For Cancer Research c/o M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, 650 Cool Water Dr., Bastrop, TX 78602; Southern Care Hospice, 3206 Longmire Dr., Suite C, College Station, TX 77845; or First Baptist Church Youth/ Children’s Ministry, P.O. Box 87, Lexington, TX 78947.

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