Robert Johnathon Castro

Robert Johnathon Castro, 29, of Safford, Arizona, passed away on Tuesday, March 6, 2018.  He was born on December 28, 1988, in Safford, Arizona, to Robert & Myra Castro.

Robert graduated from Safford High School, Class of 2007.  He was an avid outdoorsman. He loved to hunt and fish. He worked as a Heavy Equipment Operator for mining.  He built cabinets with his father. He was a loving husband, father, son, brother, and grandson.  He will be greatly missed by them.

He is survived by his wife, Melanie Castro of Thatcher; daughters, Lexi Castro of Phoenix, Blanca Macario, Armida, Macario, and Laniya Castro all of Thatcher; parents, Robert and Myra Castro of Safford; sisters, Esela Castro of Tucson, kids, Jesenia, Madison, and Brandon, Jr.; Ashley Murphy (John), kids, John and Emmalyn, of Tucson; grandmother, Clara Castro of Safford; and Father and Mother – in- law, Ernest and Petra Torrio of Thatcher.

Viewing will be on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. with a Rosary at 10:00 a.m. at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Safford, Arizona.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, with Rev. Father Robert Rodriguez as Celebrant.

Interment to follow at a later date.