Son of Henry W Carpenter and Mary Francis Powell. Siblings: Lee Jack Carpenter Jesse Jewel Helton Lola Bell Hull Ora Hull
Married twice First to Betsie (Unknown) then married Lelah L Bentley at the age of 73. The two were living and met in the nursing home. But like his first marraige this did not work out. He lived most of his life with his sister Jewel Reddell and her family.