Obituary of Donald Scott Mountcastle
Donald Mountcastle, 59, was born into this world on Dec 13, 1964 in Greenville, SC and gained his wings Jan 11, 2024 in Salem, VA.
During those years, he accomplished many things and brightened countless lives.. He earned plaque after plaque fishing. He loved having his son, Austin, come along with him on fishing trips, as well as his brother, Dave Martin. He became a general contractor- a true handy man- he could fix just about anything. He got married and created a family. He was a big collector-from antiques to crystals-you name it. He enjoyed going to antique stores and concerts with his daughter, Kayla. He had an eye for unique pieces. He had a love for music and taught himself to play multiple instruments- mainly focusing on guitar and bongos. Staying up all hours of the night at times just jamming. Music kept him going, always. He truly appreciated any form of art and was quite the artist himself. He loved riding motorcycles. Him and some buddies would go on rides together often. He always said he never felt as free as he did as when he was on his Harley. If you knew him, you knew how much of a jokester he could be. He’d have people laughing til they were red in the face, including his own. He was a huge animal lover and survives him is his loving companion, his dog, Hank.
Donald would do and give absolutely anything for anyone-despite the circumstance. His heart was made of pure gold.
Survives him is his daughter, Kayla, son, Austin, His Wife, Tina, His mother, Susan and his brother, Dave Martin. Proceeded in death is his Father, Donald, and brother, David. Along with many fur babies that he adored over his lifetime.
Services will be held Monday, January 15, 2024 at 11 a.m. at West Side Church of Christ 1705 Starview Drive Salem, Virginia 24153.
Arrangements by Simpson Funeral Home Peters Creek Road Chapel. (540)366-0707.