Charles M. Troublefield, 81, formerly of New Carrollton, Md., passed away at his home in Ocean View, Del., on Thursday, May 25, 2018, after a brief struggle with cancer. He was born on June 29, 1936, in Blacksburg, S.C.
Troublefield enlisted in the U.S. Army after high school and later joined the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Police Department in 1958, from which he retired as deputy police chief in 1980.
He was a passionate Washington Redskins and Nationals fan. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing and gardening. He was also a life member of the Roxana (Del.) Volunteer Fire Company.
Troublefield is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Carolyn Troublefield; a daughter, Tracey McCloskey and her husband, Ray, of Hughesville, Md.; his sons, Martin Troublefield and his wife, Maureen, of Oakland, Md., and Thomas Troublefield and his wife, Jennifer, of Frankford, Del.; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a host of loving family members and friends.
A memorial service will be held on June 30, 2018, at the Roxana Volunteer Fire Company’s fire hall.