He was married 51 years to Betty L. Dotson Rase, who survives. Also surviving are four daughters, Paula Roach and husband Roy, of Ironton; Wilma DeCamp and husband Dennis, of Wheelersburg; June Book and husband Rich, of Minford; Patricia Rase Whithers, of Columbus; one sister, Carol Rase, of Pedro; nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two sons, Daniel Rase and Michael Waddell; two brothers, Edward and Lemoine Rase; three sisters, Dorothy Rase, Helen Rase and Ruth Cook.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday, June 24, 2011, at the Swick-Bussa-Chamberlin Funeral Home in Wheelersburg, with Roy Roach and Timothy Roach officiating, with interment at Memorial Burial Park. Friends may call Friday from 11 a.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to SOMC Hospice.
Online condolences may be made to www.swickbussachamberlin.com.