Robert C. Case, age 92 and longtime resident of Bartlesville,
Oklahoma, passed away in Jane Phillips Medical Center on Tuesday,
March 28, 2017.
Robert Charles Case (Bob) was born September 12, 1924 in Cameron,
Missouri to James Maynard and Bertha Matilda Case. He met his wife,
Joyeleene (Joy), while they both served in the
Army during World War II. They were married on July 7, 1945. Bob
graduated from the University of Missouri with a degree in Chemical
Engineering in 1950, and worked for Phillips Petroleum Company for
Over the years, Bob served as a Little League Coach, Boy Scout
Counselor, key member of the Limestone Lions Club, and a Polling
Place Volunteer. At Bartlesville Southern Baptist Church, he was
always willing to lend a helping hand, whether it meant fixing
something, greeting guests, or being a member of the Missions
Committee. Bob and Joy made multiple mission trips to Venezuela,
Panama, and Colorado. His humble service for others was a reflection
of his deep, abiding faith in Jesus Christ.
Bob was the quintessential member of the greatest generation,
someone who worked hard without complaint, from a young age, to
serve and support his loved ones. Besides using his sharp mind and
practical engineering skills, he enjoyed fishing, woodcarving, and
reading. He was a kind, steadfast, giving, loyal man, and he will be
Bob is survived by his wife of 71 years, Joy; brothers, Leslie and
Marvin Case, and sister, Mary Johnson; two daughters: Bobbie Dearing
and Janice Jones; one son: Steve Case; eight grandchildren and two
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in Bob's memory be
made to Tuxedo Lion's Club or to the Bartlesville Southern Baptist
Come and go visitation will be held on Wednesday and Thursday from
9:00 AM-8:00 PM in the Arnold Moore & Neekamp Funeral Home, 710 S.
A memorial service for Mr. Case will be held at 2:00 PM Friday at
the Bartlesville Southern Baptist Church, 5111 Nowata Rd.,
Bartlesville. Pastor Jim Griffin will officiate.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Arnold Moore and Neekamp
Online condolences may be sent to
Arnold Moore & Neekamp Funeral Home
710 Southeast Dewey
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