Born: February 12, 1953 - Deceased: July 27, 2023
Dr. Carl S. Neblock Ed.D., 70, of O’Fallon, MO, born Thursday, February 12, 1953, in New Braunfels, TX, passed away Thursday, July 27, 2023, at St Louis University Hospital in Saint Louis, MO.
Carl was a generous, loving, brilliant, man of many talents. His greatest pride was in raising his son Eric.
He obtained a Doctorate of Education in 1996 from Texas Tech University, having previously received an MBA from The University of Dallas in 1991 and a BA in Chemistry from Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville in 1984. He was a member of Golden Key National Honor Society and Sigma Iota Epsilon. (honorary management fraternity). He was employed as an engineer at General Dynamics (Lockheed). He dedicated himself to teaching and enjoyed his time at Frenship High School in Wolfforth, TX (outside of Lubbock). Carl’s hobbies included amateur radio, electronics (including building his own computers), and Cardinals baseball.
Carl volunteered for over 50 years with the Boy Scouts of America. He obtained the rank of Eagle Scout at age 14. He was honored with the Silver Beaver Award, the highest honor that can be bestowed upon a volunteer at the Council Level. He also served as the District Commissioner for Okaw Valley Council (prior to its merger into Greater St Louis Council) and the South Plains Council (Lubbock, TX).
He was preceded in death by his:
- Father: Charles Ernest Neblock
- Sister: Marjorie Susan Jonas
- Loving in-laws:
- Dr. Eric Lehr
- Mrs. Marlys Lehr
Surviving are his:
- Wife of nearly 48 years, Michele (Lehr) Neblock of O’Fallon, MO
- Son: Eric Neblock of St. Charles, MO
- Mother: Rosemary, nee McQueen, Neblock of Macomb, IL
- Tracy (Richard) Payne of College Station, TX
- Sheila Dietz of Macomb, IL
- Many dear nieces, nephews, cousins and beloved pets, Rascal, Ricky and Kitzy.
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Boy Scouts of America, Salvation Army, or the Humane Society of Missouri.
Visitation: Visitation from 4:00 – 8:00 pm, Saturday, August 5, 2023, at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 pm, Sunday, August 6, 2023, at Kurrus Funeral Home. Interment will follow at New Mt. Sinai Cemetery in St. Louis, MO.