Jesse Case Sr.

Jesse Leo Case, Sr, 95, of Wabash, died at 4:20 pm, Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021, at his home. 

He was born on May 10, 1926, in Bardstown, Ky., to John Henry and Viola Pearl (Kennedy) Case.

Jesse was a U.S. Army veteran. He married Eliza Bell Foley in Wabash on July 3, 1958; she died March 30, 2012.

He worked several years at Celotex in Lagro and worked at Crystal Flash in Wabash, retiring after 13 years. He attended the Wabash Chapel Church of God. Jesse enjoyed bowling, fishing and loved the Lord. He was an avid Cincinnati Reds fan since 1945. Jesse was a Democrat his entire life, but was a huge Donald Trump fan.

He is survived by seven children, Jesse "Leo" (Georgia) Case Jr. of Fremont, Ohio, Larry (Margaret) Case and Dennis Case, both of Wabash, Randy (Linda) Case of Lodi, Calif., Brenda (William) Story of Wabash, Leon (Teresa) Case of Peru, and Belinda (Wayne) Osborne of Wabash; 38 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren, and several great-great-grandchildren. 

He was also preceded in death by his parents, son, Fred Miller, daughter, Kathy Keller, and grandchildren Clinton Case and Stacey Miller.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with the Rev. Ralph Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 9:30-11:00 a.m. Saturday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is the Alzheimer's and Dimentia Foundation.

The memorial guest book for Jesse may be signed at

Posted on 2021 Dec 16