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Joseph Lester Carpenter
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Birth: Nov. 10, 1943
Stirrat
Logan County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 9, 2010
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA

Joseph L. Carpenter, 67, of Wabash, Indiana died at 5:19 a.m. Thursday, December 9, 2010 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born November 10, 1943 in Stirrat, West Virginia to Elbert and Elizabeth (Griggs) Carpenter.

Joe retired from Bay State Abrasives in North Manchester, Indiana after 30 years. He served six years in the West Virginia National Guard. He married Hazel (McCord) Learned in North Manchester, on December 19, 1987. Joe enjoyed fishing, watching football on the television and watching his grandkids.

He is survived by wife, Hazel Carpenter of Wabash; 3 children, William (Carol) Carpenter of Peru, Indiana, Michael Carpenter of North Manchester, and Rachel Runyon of Logan, West Virginia; 4 step children, Harold (Nicole) McCord of Peru, Leslie (Tonya) Learned of Cromwell, Indiana, Johnny (Hollie) Learned of Wabash and Wendy Kelly of Silver Lake, Indiana; 2 sisters, Verna Mae West of Logan and Nelda Hubbler of Warsaw, Indiana; 2 brothers, Charlie Carpenter of Logan and Donald Carpenter of North Manchester; 30 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother Eddie Carpenter.

Funeral services will be held at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, on Monday, December 13, 2010 at 11:00. Pastor Lorren Bradley will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call 9-11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is to the Joseph L. Carpenter family C/O Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, IN.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Elbert Carpenter
  Elizabeth Griggs Carpenter
 
Burial:
Memorial Lawns Cemetery
Wabash
Wabash County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Donna Wagner Hodson
Originally Created by: Ronald Baxter
Record added: Dec 10, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62763017
Joseph Lester Carpenter
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West Virginia National Guard
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- Donna Wagner Hodson
 Added: Aug. 19, 2013
 
 
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