Rev. Robert C. ”Bob” Case, age 78, of Keuka Park, N.Y. died Friday (July 6, 2018) at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, N.Y. with his family by his side.
Honoring his wishes there will be no prior calling hours. A Celebration of his life will be held Tuesday (July 10) at 4 p.m. at Keuka College Norton Chapel with Eric Detar officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Yates County Habitat for Humanity P.O. Box 391 Penn Yan, NY 14527; or to Yates County Chapter of S.C.O.P.E. PO Box 114, Penn Yan, NY 14527.
Robert was born November 17, 1939 in Newark, N.Y., the son of the late Robert J. and Eleanor Provo Case. He has lived locally since 1982, previously of Syracuse. On July 22, 1988 in Keuka Park, he married the former Sharon A. Ordway. Bob was a partner with his brothers of C.B.F. Enterprises, a flooring company based in Keuka Park. He will be forever remembered for his Ministry having been the former Pastor of Mecklenburg Methodist Church, Onativia United Methodist, Enfield Methodist Church, Keuka Lake Baptist Church, and most recently the Wayne Baptist Church, in Wayne, NY. Mr. Case was a member of the Wayne Baptist Church; the N.R.A.; Yates County Chapters of S.C.O.P.E., the Habitat for Humanity; Amnesty International, and the Geneva Carpenters Union. He was a talented carpenter, loved his dogs, had a passion for reading and gardening; but his greatest enjoyment was spending time with his siblings, children and grandchildren.
He is loved and will be forever missed by his wife of almost 30 years, “Shari” A. Case at home; a son, Robert G. Case of Bloomfield, N.Y.; three daughters Melinda J. (Keith) Forman of Tennille, Ga., Nichole L. Case of Raleigh, N.C., Lindsay B. (Matthew) Bolton of Canandaigua; nine grandchildren Seth, Cody, Shawn, Matthew, Stephanie, James, Benjamin, Maddox, and Owen; seven great-grandchildren; a brother, George Case of Palmyra; three sisters Pat (Ken) VanNorman of Sodus, N.Y., Sandy VanHaneghan of Palmyra, Linda (Tim) Bevis of Saratoga Springs, N.Y.; and numerous nieces and nephews.