Milford Case

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We are herer today to celebrate the life of Milford Case. Milford spent the last 17 years of his life living with his wife and friend, Belinda, in Floyd County.

Dad tretired not only from coal mining, but also from East Kentucky Utilities.

Dad enjoyed many things, mostly those dealing with the outdoors, camping, fishing and in early years hunting. He was also an avid gardener. He would can and then share the produce he grew in his and mom's gardens. Dad loved flowers and watching birds. He could spend hours working in his woodshed, creating such things as birdhourses, loveseat rockers, and paper towel and candle holders. With the help of his father-in-law, Papaw Ison, they made rocking chairs.

I would say, though, that his most cherished hobby was living his last days with his dog, Lady. Inseparable, they did everything together. Dad, believe it or not, allowed Lady to sleep with him on the couch. He fed her from his hand and fed her whatever he ate. Needless to say, she misses him greatly.

Milford Case was born on April 19, 1941, to Andrew and Berchie Case, at Blue Moon. He was a big brother to Philip Lee, Shelby Gene, Harold Dean, Janice Sue and Wesley Case.

He was husband of 17 years to his beloved wife, Belinda Ison Case.

He was a father to six children, Zelicia Lynn, Teresa Ann, Milford Duane, Selena Diane, Michael Wayne and Bobbie Sue.

He was a grandfather to 15 grandchildren, Ryan Nathaniel, Seth Daniel, Kelli Elizabeth, Kaitlyn Brooke, Skylar McKenzie, Kelsey Cymoril Lynn, Darrian Shane, Destanie Nicole Lynn, Aidan McKale, Ian Corriel, Elis Samuel, Krystan Lee, Kayla Sue, Ray Ann Elizabeth and Erin Kaylee, and to god-grandchildren, Elaina Marie and Savannah Brooke.

He was a great grandfather to four great grandchildren, Hunter Lee, Catie Savannah, Zakk Tyler and Colton Jayce.

A private family service was given at the family cemetery in his honor.

In lieu of flowers, Dad would have wanted you to make a donation to his great granddaughter Catie Savannah's (Tough Cookie Catie) family, for helping with traveling expenses and care. Make checks/money orders payable to Ryan Newsome, 760 Country Club Court, Winchester, KY 40391.

Dad will be desperately missed by all his family and friends.

Published in The Floyd County Times from Nov. 5 to Nov. 6, 2013