Saxon Reese Castle passed away peacefully at home, under hospice care, on November 11, 2021. He was born to F. Linden and Claris Reese Castle in Logan, UT on June 21, 1942.
Throughout his life Saxon lived in Logan, UT, Ogden, UT, Salt Lake City, UT, Vancouver British Columbia, and Martinsburg, WV.
While attending high school in Vancouver, he was a member of the Gymnastics Club. Saxon graduated from Ben Lomond High School in 1960. While attending high school, Saxon played the trumpet in the band. He majored in computer science at Utah State University.
On June 12, 1961 Saxon married Sharyl Lynne Deamer, then on June 12, 1962 they were sealed in the Logan Temple. Saxon and Sharyl had four children; Janna Lynne, Saxon Shawn, Charlotte Kay and Mikell Shane. Sharyl passed away on December 21, 1996.
Saxon served three stake missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; two in Fresno, CA and one in Martinsburg, WV. He also held several other church callings, his favorite calling was being a scout leader. Saxon worked as a data base administrator for 33 years at the IRS.
Saxon had many hobbies including photography, umpiring volleyball (high school, college, pro beach) as well as baseball and basketball. He liked to golf, work with wood, and build things with his hands. He was blessed with gift of gab.
On May 12, 2003 he married Vicki Bingham. They were sealed in the Ogden Temple on October 4, 2019.
Saxon was a father figure to Jarrett Lacey Hansen, Cristi Lynn Hansen, Damien William Cline and Spencer Thomas Cline. They shared a special bond.
Saxon is survived by his wife Vicki, his four children Janna (Joe) Cruz, Shawn (Teresa) Castle, Charlotte (Neil) Prather, and Mikell Castle. He also is survived by his siblings Brent (Marjorie) Castle, Ronald (Debby) Castle, and Marti (Dennis) Warr; 15 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.
Saxon is preceded in death by his parents and first wife Sharyl.
Funeral Services will be held Friday, November 19, 2021 at Leavitt’s Mortuary, 836-36th St., Ogden, UT. There will be viewing Thursday, November 18, 2021, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the mortuary and from 10:00 am to 11:00 am prior to the funeral service
Interment at Ben Lomond Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family at: www.leavittsmortuary.com