R. Barry Chase, 49, a lifelong Baltimore resident, died Saturday at Johns Hopkins Hospital of cancer.
Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the March funeral establishment, 4300 Wabash Ave.
Mr. Chase, who lived in West Baltimore, was a graduate of Baltimore public schools. He worked for a variety of companies doing delivery work until his illness left him disabled.
He and his wife, the former Carol Smith, office manager of The Sun's Washington Bureau, were avid campers and belonged to the Good Sam Club, a camping group. Mr. Chase also enjoyed playing pinochle.
Other survivors include a daughter, Chris Brown; a son, Darrick Chase; his mother, Arline Jackson; and a sister, Teri Jackson, all of Baltimore; and a brother, Adrian Jackson of Orlando, Fla.