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Ronald Case

November 13, 1932 — June 29, 2017

Goreville-Ronald Leon Case, 84, passed away on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at his home. Ronald was born on November 13, 1932 in Norfolk, NE to Cecil and Leona (Weaver) Case. He married Billie Everhart in Dayton, TN April 7, 1956.  She survives of Goreville. Ronald served in the U.S. Navy where he was an avid tennis champion. He retired as a professor from Shawnee Community College.  Ronald served as officer of The Shawnee College Education Association and was the chair of the accounting and business departments at the college. Ronald was a member of the Knights of Columbus, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and on the church council for St. Paul’s in Vienna and St. Joseph’s.  He was on the Board of Directors for Hospitality House in Vienna.  Ronald was an Eagle Scout and enjoyed gardening.  He will truly be missed by all who knew and loved him. Survivors include: Wife-Billie Case of Goreville Children: Jeanette and John Higginbotham of Glen Carbon Sharon and Mike Walker of Goreville Ronald H. Case of Goreville Joni and Marty Manfredo of Marion Grandchildren: Tiffany and David Droege Ryan Shelton and girlfriend Brooke Sepulveda Micki and Chad Colson Raleigh Walker Christina and Casey Johnson Gavin Robert Alexandra Manfredo R.J. Manfredo Seven great grandchildren He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Herb Case Funeral mass will be held on Monday, July 3, 2017 at 10am at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Marion with Monsignor Thomas Flach officiating. Burial will follow at Cana Cemetery.  Visitation will be on Sunday from 5pm-7pm at Blue Funeral Home in Goreville. For those who prefer, memorial donations may be made to the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church building fund or the Shawnee Community College Scholarship Fund. Envelopes will be available and accepted at Blue Funeral Home; PO Box 411; Marion, IL 62959.  For more information, or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit
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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

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