ROCK HILL -- On Feb. 7, 2008, Lloyd Harris "Monk" Case Sr., 87, died peacefully at home surrounded by family. He was born Aug. 14, 1920, in Westerly, Rhode Island to the late Elwyn Lloyd Case and Cornelia Harris Case. A sister, Lillian Case and a brother, Robert Case preceded him in death.
A resident of Rock Hill, Mr. Case graduated from Fort Mill High School, class of 1938. He served his country as a Marine in the Pacific Theater during WWII. He served on the York County Rural Police Force. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge Catawba Lodge No. 56, AFM. He was a dedicated member of St. John's UMC Rock Hill for 59 years, where he served as head usher and property chairman for 30 years. He was a member of the Rock Hill Elks Lodge and Rock Hill Country Club. He owned and operated Case Plumbing and Electric Company in Fort Mill, S.C., before retiring after 55 years.
Mr. Case, a devoted and loving husband, brother, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, is survived by his wife of 59 years, Louise Snipes Case; sons, Donald M. Yonce and friend, Sally Howard of Myrtle Beach and Lloyd H. Case Jr. and wife, Kimberly of Rock Hill; daughters, Linda S. Brawley and husband, Scott of Columbia, Martha Jeanne Johnson and husband, Dan of Rock Hill and Mary Louise Parker and husband, Hunter of Rock Hill; 11 grandchildren, Hamp Yonce, Whitney Hills, Kathleen Yonce, Abner Yonce, Catherine Templeton, Will Brawley, Jason Parker, Ashleigh Wyatt, Casey Parker, Jacki Nichols and Chandler Case; six great-grandchildren, Ely Yonce, Ivy Yonce, McCabe Templeton, Cacky Templeton, Hampton Templeton and Jake Parker. He is also survived by his brothers, Elwyn Case of Rock Hill, James Case of Naples, Fla.; and sister, Dot Hill of Fort Mill.
Masonic Rites will be at 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, with visitation until 7:30 p.m. at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel. A graveside service with military honors will be on Mon., Feb. 11 at Grandview Memorial Park on Cherry Road at 2:15 p.m., with a memorial service to follow at 3 p.m. at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel.
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In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John's UMC, 321 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, 29731 or Hospice & Community Care, P.O. Box 993, Rock Hill, SC 29731.
Condolences may be made at www.greenefuneralhome.net.