It is with sadness that Troop 2 notes the passing of former scoutmaster Carl Schwalbauch. Mr. Schwalbauch was a great friend of scouting in general and Troop 2 in particular. His son Derek reached Troop 2’s Eagle’s Nest in 1998.
Carl R. Schwalbauch
October 5, 1940 – September 28, 2013
Mr. Carl R. Schwalbauch, age 72, of Newark, DE, passed away on Saturday, September 28, 2013.
Born in Circleville, OH on October 5, 1940, Carl was the son of the late Cecil and Opal (Hedrick) Schwalbauch. He made his career in the grocery industry and was employed with the Southland Corporation for 20 years, where he served as a sales and distribution manager. He later accepted a position as a floor supervisor with the Walmart Corporation, retiring after 16 years.
Active in his community, Carl was the scoutmaster of BSA Troop #2 at Independence School for many years. He was also a member of Loyal Order of Moose Lodge #851 in Elkton, MD.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 35 years, Anna Jean Renchy Schwalbauch; son, Carl Derek Schwalbauch of Wilmington, DE; stepmother, Susan Schwalbauch of Elkton, MD; brother, Ralph Alvin Schwalbauch (Phyllis) of Bear, DE; sisters, Janet Kay McConnell (Earl) of Elkton, MD, and Roberta Ellen McKinney (Gene) of Newark, DE; and surrogate son, Edwin Sikes of Newark, DE.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11:30 am to 1 pm on Friday, October 4th, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE. Services and burial will be held privately for the family.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Carl may be made to Del-Mar-Va Council, Boy Scouts of America, 100 W. 10th Street, Suite 915, Wilmington, DE 19801.