Willard L. Carpenter, age 98, a resident of Good Samaritan Society of Barbour County passed away Monday June 10, 2013 in Broaddus Hospital. He was born March 23, 1915 in Upshur County a son of the late Roy and Ida Carpenter. He was united in marriage October 25, 1936 to Mavis H. (Snyder) Carpenter who preceded him in death on October 3, 2005. Surviving is
One daughter; Norma Poling and husband Robert of Nestorville Community
One son; Larry Carpenter and wife Karen of Belington
Two sisters; Opal Page of Buckhannon
Dama Stockard of Bridgeport
Three brothers; Olen Carpenter of Buckhannon
Hugh Carpenter of Ohio
Hubert Carpenter of North Carolina
Four grandchildren; Debbie Golden, Crystal Suder, Chad Carpenter, Pam Zaborowisky
Several great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren
Mr. Carpenter was preceded in death by one son; Calvin Carpenter, one sister; Avis Couger, and one brother; Doyle Carpenter.
Mr. Carpenter was a retired coal miner and was a carpenter for Z & C Construction. He enjoyed gardening and squirrel hunting, looking for ginseng, and loved the outdoors. Mr. Carpenter was a member of the Corley United Methodist Church.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home 216 N. Walnut St. Philippi on Tuesday June 11, from 4-8 pm and on Wednesday June 12, from 8-11 am the service hour with Rev. David Brown officiating. Interment will follow in the Barbour Memorial Cemetery.
Wednesday June 12, 2013, 11 am at Wright Funeral Home
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