Douglas L. Case, 87, of 1467 South Ave., Lewis Run, passed away Thursday (June 12, 2014) at The Pavilion at Bradford Regional Medical Center.
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Born June 25, 1926, in Indian Creek, he was a son of the late Charles and Myrtle Mather Case.
On Aug. 7, 1948, in the Derrick City United Methodist Church by the Rev. David Klinger, he married Arlene L. Bailey Case, who died on July 28, 2012.
Mr. Case attended Eldred and Lewis Run elementary schools and Bradford Area Junior High, and he graduated from Bradford Area High School.
On Sept. 19, 1944, he enlisted in the United States Navy, served in the Pacific Theatre during World War II and was honorably discharged on Aug. 26, 1946.
He had worked as an electrician for Kendall-Witco Refinery, retiring in 1987 after 31 years of service.
Mr. Case was a member of the Evans Memorial United Methodist Church and Northern Star Lodge # 555 F&AM in Duke Center.
Surviving are one daughter-in-law, Dr. Patrice Case of Naples, Fla.; two granddaughters, Elizabeth Ann Case of New York City and Dr. Emily Christine (Dr. Michael) Ayers of Philadelphia; two sisters, Alice Slavin in Arizona and Marian MacFarland of Feasterville; one special friend and caregiver, Sandy Ekas; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a daughter, Peggy Jo Case, who died Dec. 22, 1969; and one son, Dr. Gary D. Case, who died Dec. 18, 2011.
Family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to noon Monday at the Evans Memorial United Methodist Church in Lewis Run, followed immediately by funeral and committal services with Rev. Larry Corner, pastor, officiating.
Military honors and burial will be in McKean Memorial Park Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Evans Memorial United Methodist Church 1447 South Ave., Bradford, PA 16701 or to a
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
Published in The Bradford Era from June 13 to June 20, 2014