Joseph Casty Warren

Jun 17, 2013

WWII Veteran

WAYNESVILLE — Mr. Joseph Casty Warren, 92, of Waynesville passed away at his residence Saturday, June 15, 2013.

He was born in Buncombe County to the late Joseph and Almia Pressley Warren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Frellie Hambrick Warren; a daughter Arlesia W. Simonds; six brothers and four sisters.

Mr. Warren served our country in the US Army during WWII and was awarded a Bronze Service Star, Good Conduct Medal and a WWII Victory Medal. He retired from Dayco after 39 years of service. He enjoyed reading, NASCAR and fishing.

Survivors include his daughter Clara Jo Warren of Balsam; brothers Richard Warren of Candler, Paul Warren and his wife, Frankie, of Waynesville; granddaughters Jessica Simonds, Brandy Brooks-Martin and her husband, Jonathan; one great-grandson Jonathan Joseph Martin; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 20, 2013, in the funeral home chapel and interment will follow at Garrett Hillcrest Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 19 at the funeral home.

Garrett Funerals and Cremations is assisting the family. Visit