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Caleb Scott Krauchunas

Caleb Scott Krauchunas

March 23, 2001 - November 11, 2021
San Antonio, Texas

Caleb Scott Krauchunas

March 23, 2001 - November 11, 2021
San Antonio, Texas

Obituary

Caleb Scott Krauchunas, born March 23, 2001 at Andrews AFB, Maryland; baptized November 11, 2001; died November 11, 2021, San Antonio Texas.

Survived by his parents, Matt and Melanie Krauchunas; siblings, Tanner, Addy, Lex, Will, Evie and Rhett, of Chester, VA; grandparents, Laurie & Paul Kitchin of King George, VA and Bonnie Krauchunas of Land O’ Lakes, FL; cousins, Adam and Julia Kenney, Aidan and Christopher Harris, and Jada and Goldie Gressley; girlfriend, Sara Perez, and many aunts, uncles and dear friends.

Caleb was a student at University of Texas at San Antonio, majoring in mathematics. Caleb planned to join the military after graduating. Prior to attending UTSA, Caleb played baseball for the Feast Patriots in San Antonio, playing catcher and center field, named captain for his senior year. During his freshman year, Caleb played for the Low Country Wildcats in South Carolina, where he earned All-Conference and All-State recognition, Golden Gloves Varsity, Outstanding Hitter, and JV MVP. Caleb was active in his church youth groups in South Carolina and San Antonio, serving as an usher, working in Vacation Bible School, assisting with clean ups, and reading Scripture. His hobbies included hunting and weight training, and reading.

Caleb valued integrity, which he defined as doing the right thing when no one is watching. He demonstrated integrity in his baseball career, his work life, and his academics, stating that “cheating within academics was not true learning, simply a disguise that impersonates intelligence and hard work.” In his work life at a restaurant in San Antonio, Caleb stated that he would not want to betray the trust of his manager, even though he often worked without supervision. His manager expressed his high opinion of Caleb’s work ethic, leadership and concern for other employees. He said, “Very few people have been able to excel in literally every position they attempt in this business. . . I saw him have Tanner’s back as a coworker and family member. I have the image of him having an intimate conversation with Addy on our patio and I could see the love he had for her while guiding her. I saw him protect Lexi and make sure she was on track.”

Caleb’s friends and family knew Caleb as a confident, intelligent, fun, and hard-working young man with natural leadership abilities. Even more than that, they describe him as a kind and supportive person, fiercely protective of his family and friends—a wonderful brother, son, grandson, cousin, boyfriend, and friend—who will always be loved and remembered.

Funeral Service

  • Date & Time: November 23, 2021 (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM)
  • Venue: Trinity United Methodist Church
  • Location: 6600 Greenyard Rd, Chester, VA 23831 - (Get Directions)
  • Phone Number: (804) 748-2439

In lieu of flowers, please leave a message about a fond memory of Caleb, how his passing may change your life, or provide a donation to your favorite charity in his name.

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6 responses to Caleb Scott Krauchunas

  1. Ann Perez says:

    Caleb was an angel who shined like no other and made this world a better place! He was such a blessing to all of us and brought an abundance of joy to our lives. Caleb was so intelligent and hard working and gave his all to everything he did. We miss him so much! Our hearts go out to his family and we pray to God for their peace and comfort. We are so so sorry.

  2. Rita Hopper says:

    He will.be mist
    .Prayers to the family
    .love you all. Rita Hopper

  3. Gone too soon but forever in our hearts. You will truly be missed by many. Heaven got an angel.

  4. Caleb will always remain an integral part of our family. Melanie and Matt, you did a great job raising a son you can truly be proud of. He will not be forgotten as he touched so many lives in so many different ways. We mourn alongside you.

  5. My prayers are with you all during this time.

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