Robert Russell Carbaugh, 73, of 3 Leroy St., Hagerstown, died Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, at his residence.
Born Dec. 3, 1937, in Hagerstown, he was a son of the late Omar Russell and Violet Mable Troupe Carbaugh. He was preceded in death by his stepmother, Helen Louise Knox Carbaugh.
Bob retired from the U.S. Navy after serving for more than 20 years, having done three tours of duty in Vietnam and served aboard the USS McKinley. After leaving the service, he worked as a security guard with several companies.
Bob was a great believer in exercise. Before he was faced with health issues, he enjoyed lifting weights, and running at City Park and the Potomac River.
He is survived by his sister, Carol J. Rockwell of Falling Waters, W.Va., as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents and stepmother, Bob was preceded in death by siblings, Shirley A. Wiles, and Richard L., David W. and James T. Carbaugh.
The family will receive friends at the Andrew K. Coffman Funeral Home, 40 E. Antietam St., Hagerstown, Wednesday, Nov. 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. Inurnment will be in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Food Resources, 220 McRand Court, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Those desiring may offer the family condolences at www.akcoffmanfh.com.