Carlton “Carl” Bruce McLawhorn

Carlton “Carl” Bruce McLawhorn


February 18, 1947 – August 11, 2013

WENDELL – Carl Bruce McLawhorn, 66, died Sunday.  A native of Pitt County he was son to the late Jimmy Odell & Margie Stallings McLawhorn.  Carl was the leader of Boy Scouts of America Troop 347 for over 32 years, founder of Ayden Rocket Society, Semroc Astronautics Corp & FORVUS Research Corporation.

Funeral service 3 pm, Thursday, Bethlehem Baptist Church, 8400 Poole Rd., Knightdale with interment to follow in the church cemetery.

He is survived by his wife of 39 years; Sheryl Bennett McLawhorn of the home, son; Bruce Bennett McLawhorn (Lisa), brothers; Curtis McLawhorn of Ayden, Jeffrey McLawhorn of Wake Forest, grandchildren; Shelby Elizabeth & Lucas Brennan.

Flowers welcomed or memorials may be made to Bethlehem Baptist Church.

Visitation, 6-8 pm, Wednesday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W Third St., Wendell, NC.

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