McMinnville resident and Indiana native Paul T. Castleman, 80, was born Feb. 5, 1936 and died Sept. 23 after an extended illness.
He was circulation director at five different newspapers from the late 1950s to 2000. He served as circulation director at the Southern Standard for four of those years. He was a member of Temple Baptist Church in McMinnville.
He was preceded in death by two sons, Tom and Mark. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Helen Castleman; daughter Susan Marie Castleman of Ft. Pierce, Fla.; daughter-in-law, Linda and grandson Shaun Castleman of Ft. Pierce; grandson Christopher Castleman of Bradenton, Fla.; great-granddaughter, Jade Castleman of Tulsa, Okla.; nieces and nephews; sister-in-law, Joan Callaway and family of West Palm Beach, Fla.; brother-in-law, John and wife, Diane Bloomberg and family of McMinnville; his church family and many friends.
A memorial service will be held at Temple Baptist Church, 34 Oak Drive on Oct. 8 with visitation at noon and service at 2 p.m. Pastors Paul Cunningham and Jim Tollison will officiate. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Temple Baptist Church mission fund or Amedisys Hospice Care, 310 Kimball Crossing, Suite 344, Kimball, TN 37347.
Gardens of Memory Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.