Peacock, Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service

1411 North Howe Street, Southport, NC


Carl Edward Mutschler

July 28, 1929November 19, 2019

Carl Edward “Ned” Mutschler, II, 90, of Bolivia, NC passed away on November 19, 2019.

Mr. Mutschler was born on July 28, 1929 in Springfield MA, to the late Carl and Phyllis (nee Mitchell) Mutschler. Carl served in the 21st Infantry Regimen of the United States Army during World War II as a firefighter in Japan. Mr. Mutschler held a degree in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He started his career with Philco Corporation, continuing with Philco-Ford. Later, he worked for Geometric Data, Smith-Klein and at Interspec Corporation as a consultant. He was awarded several patents with Philco, the Us Government and SmithKlein. These ranged from color TVs, and mail sorters to blood analysis machines. He was an electronics wiz, retaining these skills throughout his entire life. His passions were astronomy, photography, music, cars and the beach. Carl and his second wife, Marie, moved to the Southport, NC area in 1990’s to enjoy their retirement years. On the nearby beaches, he could fully enjoy fishing, boating, and bodysurfing.

Carl is survived by his children, Carl Mutschler III and Karen A. Murphy, Karen M. Lindgren, Monica Y. Davis, and James G. Brandley III; grandchildren, Carl IV, Jesse, Douglas, Matthew, Kimberly, Brandon, Blake, Colin and Brianna; great-grandchildren, Jordon, Zoey, Indiana and Rhys.

A service will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, December 19, 2019 in the Peacock - Newnam & White Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow the service at Cape Fear Memorial Park Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made at www.peacocknewnamwhite.com.

Peacock - Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport, North Carolina.


19 December

Funeral Service

11:00 am

Peacock - Newnam & White Funeral Home Chapel


  • Burial


Carl Edward Mutschler

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Christina Moody Davis

November 24, 2019

Mr Carl was a great man I also would put him up for his appointment very sweet man a man of few words

John Hewett

November 22, 2019

To the family of Mr. Carl Mutschler, I was very saddened to hear of your loss. He was a great man, I truly enjoyed being around him, and taking him to his treatments, and sharing words of wisdom. He will truly be missed. I pray that God gives you comfort thur this most difficult time.