Joseph “Joe” Adam Schalk

Westminster- Joseph “Joe” Adam Schalk, Jr., 65, husband of Bobbi Lynn Schalk, passed away May 26, 2020 at the residence surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, he was the son of the late Joseph Adam Schalk, Sr. and Veronica Pranky Schalk. Joe was a retired Fire Marshall, for the University of South Florida, he worked for The United States Fire Service and was a US Navy veteran who served during the Vietnam war. Joe was a member of the Foothills Community Church and in his free time Joe enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson, cheering on the Florida Gators, and spending time at Disney World.

In addition to his loving wife Bobbi Lynn Schalk of six years, Joseph is survived by his children, Angela Schalk of Ohio, Jason Radman of Georgia, Russell Schalk of South Carolina, Dustin Schalk of Florida, Douglas Schalk of Florida; step-children, Judy Wade of North Carolina, William Blass, Jessica Blass, Jamee Blass all of Westminster, South Carolina; brother, Kenneth Schalk of Florida; twenty-one grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Joe is preceded in death by his former wife, Diane Schalk.

A funeral Service will be held 2 pm, Saturday, June 20th, at Sandifer Funeral Home Chapel with visitation to follow.

The family is at their respective homes. Flowers are accepted or memorials in Joe’s memory can be made to GHS Hospice of the Foothills, Attn: Foundation Office, 298 Memorial Drive, Seneca, SC 29672 or made to Foothills Community Church, PO Box 1085 Seneca, SC 29679. Condolences may be expressed online by visiting