Albert E. “Skip” Mountcastle, Jr., a native Floridian and longtime Plantation resident has ended his journey on earth at the age of 75 years. He leaves behind his wife of over 50 years Emily, and his greatest pride, his two children Albert E. “Buddy” Mountcastle (Kim) and Yvonne A. “Toni” Mountcastle (Curt Cruver). He also leaves behind the greatest joys in his life, five grandchildren, Albert E. “Chip” Mountcastle IV, Sydney Mountcastle, Madeline Mountcastle, Anthony Mountcastle, and Carson Cruver, as well as two special nephews Carl Glaze and James Parker, his sister Sarah Frances Mountcastle, and many many other loved family members and lifelong friends.
Skip proudly followed his father in the Navy serving during the Vietnam War. He returned back to Florida and received his Bachelor Degree in Business Administration. His working career included a management position in the USPS and an entrepreneur in commodity investment sales. After retirement he enjoyed playing golf, salt water fishing, snow skiing, gambling and traveling. He was a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) and the Veteran of Foreign Wars (VFW) . He was also a member of the 50 State Club after traveling to Oregon, the last state on his list in 2014. His most memorable vacations were with his entire family, including all five grandchildren traveling to United States and Canadian National Parks.
His voice is silenced but his memories will always speak out loud.