Timothy (Tim) Lee Carpenter, age 58 of Mount Pleasant, passed away Friday, February 26, 2016 in Mount Pleasant due to natural causes. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at Macedonia Cemetery in Pittsburg at 2:00 P.M.
Tim was born in Tucson Arizona on September 28, 1957 to Tom Jerry Carpenter and Christiane Desper Whatley. He was a master craftsmen who worked with his dad and brothers in the family business until 1995. During this period he also worked for General Dynamics for five years. The last few years he worked as an independent contractor.
He is survived by his children; Andrea Carpenter and Ashlee Carpenter and six grandchildren; his mother Christiane Desper Whatley and stepmother Kay Carpenter; brothers David Carpenter and wife Sue, Gary Carpenter, and Tom Carpenter and wife Marla; half-sisters Candace Dunlap and Terri Carpenter and half-brother Robert Carpenter; step sister Teresa Lehew; nieces Amber McQueen, Katie Worthey, Kailee Carpenter, Kiara Carpenter, Tyasia Carpenter, Lauryn Dunlap, Zaylei Dunlap, and Emerie Dunlap; nephews Marc Carpenter, Zachary Carpenter, Joshua Carpenter, Tyler Carpenter, Quayden Dunlap, Questyn Dunlap, Treylan Dunlap, and Zakylan Dunlap; great nieces and nephews Jaiden Carpenter, Quentin Carpenter, and Addison McQueen.
He was preceded in death by his father Jerry Carpenter; grandfathers Morris Carpenter and Jean Desperts; grandmothers Lorene Carpenter and Suzanne Desperts; and uncles Claude Desperts and Maurice Desperts.
Wednesday, March 02, 2016