James Edward Case, Sr. | 1933 - 2010 | Obituary

James Edward Case, Sr.
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James Edward Case, Sr.

Born: August 05, 1933
Died: March 27, 2010

Davis-Miller Funeral Home, Lincoln

James E. Case, Sr., age 76, of Warsaw, passed away Saturday, March 27, 2010, at Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia.

He was born on August 5, 1933, in Marland, Oklahoma, to Charles W. and Grace M. (McCord) Case and was the last surviving child of five.

He lived in Oklahoma until the age of 4 years old when the family moved to St. Joe, Arkansas. In 1942, they moved to Des Moines, Iowa.

On June 19, 1949, he was united in marriage to Vivian L. "Peg" Yaw. They made thier home in Iowa where unto this union, five children were born.

Jim worked in the sign business for twenty-five years, then owned and operated a commerical window business for ten years. Jim and his wife also ran a bait and tackle store in Des Moines for twelve years. He retired from the sign business in 1995 and moved to Warsaw, MO.

Jim was active in the church activities at Poplar Baptist Church near Warsaw. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, doing carpenter work, building things and was an avid reader. Most of all he enjoyed helping others.

He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-two years, Peg, on December 7, 2002, a son, Jesse Lee Case, one grandson, James John Rumbaugh, Jr., one brother snd three sisters.

He is survived by three sons, James Case Jr., of Warsaw, Jerome Case of Nashville, TN, and Joe Case, Sr., of Hartford, IA, and a daughter, Judy Rumbaugh, of Des Moines, IA, twelve grandchildren and many great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services for James E. Case, Sr., will be at 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, March 30, 2010, at the Davis-Miller Funeral Home, Lincoln, with Rev. Van Mellen officiating. No Visitation. His wishes were to be cremated following services. Memorials may be made to the Benton County Hospice in care of the Davis-Miller Funeral Home, Lincoln.

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