Mr. Carpenter was born April 1, 1950 in Trion, GA, the son of Martha Wilson Carpenter and the late William D. Carpenter. He attended the Spring Creek Baptist Church. Mr. Carpenter was formerly employed with Shaw Industries and was a veteran of the United States Army.
Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Kristi & Thomas Stevens, Kingston, GA, and Kasey and Christopher Cox, Cartersville, GA; mother, Martha Carpenter, Trion, GA; Rebecca Carpenter; brother and sister-in-law, William Gregory & Faye Carpenter, Menlo, GA; sister and brother-in-law, Joan & Willie Blackmon, Summerville, GA; grandchildren, Thomas Stevens, Cayley Cox, Noah Stevens, Braden Cox, Nathan Stevens, Addison Cox, and Hannah Stevens; and several Nieces and Nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p. m. Wednesday, August 13, 2008 from the Chapel of Mason Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Hyatt and Rev. Derek Hall officiating. Burial will follow in West Hill Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Thomas Stevens, Christopher Cox, Jason Blackmon, Tony Patterson, Britt Carpenter, Zack Carpenter. Honorary pallbearers will be Tim Blackmon, Ronnie Patterson, and Olin Woody.
Mr. Carpenter will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p. m. Tuesday.