Richard A. Carpenter

Born: Sat., Sep. 29, 1956
Died: Fri., Dec. 29, 2017


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Tue., Jan. 02, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Jan. 02, 2018
Location: Woodsfield

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Wed., Jan. 03, 2018
Location: Woodsfield

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          Richard A. Carpenter, 61, of Summerfield, Ohio (Calais Community) passed away Friday, December 29, 2017 at his home.

          He was born in Barnesville, Ohio on September 29, 1956 a son of the late Irvin and Cledith Leach Carpenter.

          He was a retired paving operator for Shelly & Sands, Inc. and was a member of the Ohio Operating Engineers, Local 18, Akron, Ohio and also the Laborers Local 530, Zanesville, Ohio. He was a social member of the American Legion Post 578, Batesville, Ohio.

          He enjoyed deer hunting, farming, watching the Ohio State Buckeyes, Cincinnati Bengals and Reds, and most especially spending time with his family.

          In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Leanna Dimmerling, and a brother-in-law, Gervis Hayes.

          Surviving are his wife, Brenda Miller Carpenter, whom he married on April 5, 1975; two daughters, Heather (Guy) Carpenter of Summerfield, Ohio, Amanda (Brad) Ramsey of Calais, Ohio; two sons, Dennis (Amy) Carpenter of Malaga, Ohio, Mike (Anne) Carpenter of Somerton, Ohio; one sister, Generva Hayes of Calais, Ohio; one brother, Dale (Debbie) Carpenter of Calais, Ohio; a brother-in-law, Richard Dimmerling of Sarahsville, Ohio; ten grandchildren, Maria and Miley Ramsey, Paige, Lexi, Kenzie, A.J., Bode, Baylee, Camden, and Evan Carpenter; several nieces and nephews.

          Friends will be received at the Watters Funeral Home, 37501 State Route 78 West, Woodsfield, Ohio from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 2, 2018 where funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 3, 2018. Burial will follow in the Calais Cemetery, Calais, Ohio.

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Jim& Betty Mercer
   Posted Fri December 29, 2017
Our deepest sympathy is extended to Dennis & Amy & Family, at the passing of your Father. God Bless You!

Mike and Dremmia Winland
   Posted Fri December 29, 2017
Thoughts and Prayers for your family.

Le Ann Rinehart
   Posted Sat December 30, 2017
So sorry for your loss! He will be missed. Hugs and prayers for all!

Patty Riemenschneider
   Posted Sat December 30, 2017
Sorry for your loss Brenda! My sincere sympathy to you and your family.

Connie Taylor
   Posted Sat December 30, 2017
Ann and family, so sorry for your loss, You have our deepest sympathies and condolences.
Bob and Connie Taylor.

susan knepp
   Posted Sat December 30, 2017
very sorry for your loss ,love and prayers for you and your family always

Debby Carpenter
   Posted Sat December 30, 2017
So sorry to hear this, You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

Steven Ellis
   Posted Sun December 31, 2017
Sorry for your loss.
Steven Ellis (son of Eva Carpenter)

Pandora Neuhart
   Posted Tue January 02, 2018
Carpenter Family, my deepest sympathy on the passing of Richard. He will be greatly missed by many. Hold onto the memories you have made it will help during these most difficult days.
In Christian Love, Pandora

Karen Bunting Googins
   Posted Tue January 02, 2018
Brenda I am so sorry to hear this news. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts.

Charles and Carol Crooks and Family
   Posted Tue January 02, 2018
So sorry for your loss. May your memories help to ease the pain. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. May God Bless.

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