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Jack Case

August 31, 1926 — April 21, 2018

Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 26 at First United Methodist Church for Jack Case of Artesia, New Mexico.

Mr. Case, 91, passed away on April 21, 2018 at San Pedro Nursing Facility in Artesia.

Pastor Monty Leavell will officiate at the service with burial to follow at Woodbine Cemetery. Pallbearers are Eddie Guy, Reggie Guy, Graham Guy, Chris Kuykendall, Mike Anderson and Chuck Wagner. Honorary pallbearers are Eric Case and the CVE Board of Directors and employees.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, April 25 at Terpening & Son Mortuary from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Jack was born on August 31, 1926 in Okmulgee, OK; the son of Willie and Susie Lee (Doyle) Case. He served in the United States Army during World War II. On January 21, 1947 he married Doris Moore. They came to Artesia in 1949 from Oklahoma.

He was co-owner of I & W Hot Oil Service and a member of First United Methodist Church. Jack was also a member of the Elks Lodge, Moose Lodge, Lion's Club, Roping Club and the Men's Golf Association. He played baseball for the Chicago Cubs farm team the Seminole Oilers and basketball with an independent team in Oklahoma. He played REA basketball, baseball and softball in Artesia in the 1950's and 1960's. He was known for his Loco Hills Little League teams and umpired Little League after he stopped coaching. Jack was an avid horseman. He served on CVE Board of Director's for 39 years. He loved attending his grandchildren's sporting events and activities.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sons Jack Case Jr. and Eric Neal Case, brothers Bill Case, Walt Case and Ted Case, and sister Juliaun Cash.

Survivors include his wife Doris Case of Artesia; daughter Debbie Guy and her husband Eddie; brother Wally Case of Lodi, CA; grandchildren Eric Case, Dani Kuykendall and husband Chris, Reggie Guy and wife Staci and Graham Guy and wife Kindra; great-grandchildren Jackson Guy, Mollie Guy, Gracen Kuykendall, Daegan Kuykendall, Joleigh Guy and Darla Guy.

Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Building Fund PO Box 1492 Artesia, NM 88211 or the Muskogee Creek Nation Scholarship Foundation PO Box 580 Okmulgee, OK 74447.

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Visitation


Terpening Son Mortuary
611 W. Grand Ave.
Artesia, NM  88210
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Service


Funeral

First United Methodist Church
500 W. Grand Ave.
Artesia, NM  88210
Thursday, April 26, 2018
10:00 a.m.

Cemetery


Woodbine Cemetery
200 E. Hermosa Drive
Artesia, NM  88210

Memorial Contributions


First United Methodist Church Building Fund
PO Box 1492
Artesia, NM  88211


Muscogee Creek Nation Scholarship Foundation
PO Box 580
Okmulgee, OK  74447

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