Allan Louis “Butch” Case
October 29, 1944 - January 11, 2021
Allan Louis “Butch” Case, age 76, of Salisbury, MD, formerly of New Castle, DE, passed away on Monday, January 11, 2021, the same day as his wife, Bertha C. “Cathy” (Ingram) Case.
Born in Norfolk, VA on October 29, 1944, he was a son of the late Harry S. and M. Frances (Woolf) Case. Sergeant First Class Case served his country in the U.S. Army for two decades, including three tours in Vietnam, receiving the Bronze Star Medal. Butch earned his associate degree in business from Cecil Community College in MD.
He was a member of St. Andrews United Methodist Church, and served as treasurer of VFW Meuse Post #194, both in Salisbury, MD. Butch enjoyed visits to the Ocean City boardwalk and Assateague Island with his wife. An avid boater, he was a member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary. Other hobbies included fishing and attending air shows. More than anything, Butch loved spending time with his grandchildren, children, and pet cats.
He is survived by his children, Tina M. Case and Billy David (Dezaree Canavin), both of Elkton, MD; sisters, Georgia K. Combs (William) of Sebastian, FL and Karen Losey of Clayton, NC; grandchildren, Merriah (Bobbi), Ashley, Michael, Anthony, Brandy (William), Katie, and Megan; and great grandchildren, Jacoby and Aiden.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9 am until 10:30 am on Saturday, January 16, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Face masks will be required for all in attendance. Services and interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Butch’s memory to Veterans of Foreign Wars at heroes.vfw.org or by mailing a check to VFW, Processing Center, P.O. Box 8958, Topeka, KS 66608.