Warner Leroy Case
Warner Leroy Case, 82, of Kansas City, died Monday, Dec. 12, 2005, at North Kansas City Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 16, at Englewood Baptist Church, 1900 NE Englewood Road, Kansas City. The family will receive visitors from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Friday at the church. D.W. Newcomer and Sons White Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Memorials are suggested to the Keith Worthington Chapter of the ALS Association or Englewood Baptist Church.
Born May 14, 1923, in Arrow Rock, he was the son of the late Roy Case and Ethel Wells Case. He attended public school in Arrow Rock and graduated from Marshall High School in 1941. He enlisted in the Army Air Corps in the summer of 1942 and was called up in December 1942. He worked at North American Aviation Fairfax District on B-52s. He went into the Air Force cadet training program, receiving his pilot wings in April 1944. Commissioned as a second lieutenant, he was assigned to the Ferry Command of Air Transport Command in Wilmington, Del. He flew a C54 as part of the Crescent Caravan. He was promoted to first lieutenant in July 1945 and was discharged in October 1945 at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri. On June 29, 1952, in Hot Springs, Ark., he married Lucille Herrmann, who survives of the home. After his discharge, he worked for nine years at Pyramid Products and held the position of sales manager until he went into business for himself. He retired as chairman of the board of Case Supply in 2000. He was a charter member of Englewood Baptist Church.
Additional survivors include one daughter, Toni Case of Kansas City; one son, Charles Case of Platte City; one sister, Hazel Munze of Blue Springs; one brother, Harry Case of Kansas City; and three grandchildren.