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Richard L Carpenter

April 25, 1919 — October 26, 2011

NAME:        RICHARD L. CARPENTER            AGE:  92

ADDRESS:  Union City, Indiana

TIME OF DEATH:  Wednesday October 26, 2011

PLACE OF DEATH:   Union City Care Center

DATE OF BIRTH:     April 25, 1919      PLACE OF BIRTH:  Randolph County, Indiana

PARENTS:  Clifford & Bessie (Metzcar) Carpenter        PRECEDED

OCCUPATION: Anchor Hocking Glass Supervisor for 31 Yrs. Randolph County Councilman for 16 Yrs.

ORGANIZATIONS/CLUBS: U.S. WWII Army Veteran, South Salem Church of Christ, Turpen Masonic Lodge #401, National Horseshoe Pitching Association, Barbershop Harmony Society.

SURVIVED BY:  Wife of 70 Yrs. Mary Alice Longfellow Carpenter, Children: Ritchie (Linda) Carpenter-Herkimer, N.Y.,  Alice (Keith) Gardner-Shelbina, Missouri, Larry (Becky) Carpenter-U.C., Indiana  8 Grandchildren: Emma Kyle Carpenter, Maryalice, Brian, and Elizabeth Gardner, Quinton (Misty) Carpenter, Theron (Holly) Carpenter, Tyson Carpenter.  6 Great Grandchildren.  Sister: Agnes Nisonger-Palestine, Ohio

PRECEDED BY:  Parents, 4 Brothers: Dwight, Noel, Marvin and John Carpenter, 5 Sisters: Alberta Hoover, Florence (Flo) Warner, Lenore Folkreth, Eunice Price, Margaret (Peg) Heaston.

VISITATION:  Sunday October 30, 2011 from 5-8 P.M. at Reichard Funeral Home Inc. 400 W. Deerfield Road Union City, Indiana. A Masonic Lodge of Sorrow service will be held at 8 P.M.

SERVICES:   10:00 A.M. Monday October 31, 2011      

OFFICIATING:  Rev. Matt Miller

Burial:  Spartansburg Cemetery Spartansburg, Indiana.  Military Graveside services will be conducted by the Randolph County Honor Guard.

MEMORIALS: South Salem Church of Christ with envelopes at the Funeral Home.

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