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William Henry "Bill" Carpenter, Sr
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Birth: Jun. 22, 1942
Athens
McMinn County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Oct. 7, 2011
Knoxville
Knox County
Tennessee, USA

William "Bill" Henry Carpenter Sr., 69, of Niota, died Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at Parkwest Hospital in Knoxville.

A native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, he was a son of the late Thomas Henry and Martha Mabra Warren Carpenter, and was preceded in death by his wife, Lynda Lou Hope Carpenter. He was a former employee of Timber Tech and was a member of Tellico Avenue Baptist Church.

Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Kim and Junior Vaughn of Niota, and Khristie and Kenny Morgan of Athens; three sons and daughters-in-law, Tony and Sharon Dorsey, Bo and Tammy Carpenter and Michael and Samantha Carpenter, all of Niota; five grandchildren, Casey and Quinton Fields, T.J. Dorsey, Amanda Long and Jessica Martin; 10 great-grandchildren, Chase and Chandler Morgan, Ashlee and Maddilynn Carpenter, Hayden and Braxton Martin, Kayleigh, Destin and Billy Joe Long and Steven Dorsey; one sister and brother-in-law, Samme and Marvin Templin of Athens; special friends, Mary Cagle and Robert and Mary Miller; and several nieces and nephews.

Family visitation and a Celebration of Life Service will be 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with the Rev. Marvin West officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Tellico Avenue Baptist Church Building Fund, 1605 Tellico Ave., Athens, TN 37303.

Ziegler Funeral Home of Athens is in charge of arrangements.


 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Henry Carpenter (1912 - 1993)
  Martha Mabra Warren Carpenter (1914 - 1995)
 
 Spouse:
  Lynda Lou Hope Carpenter (1943 - 2010)
 
Burial:
Carpenter Family Cemetery
Niota
McMinn County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Marvin & Samme Templin
Record added: Oct 07, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77799985
William Henry Bill Carpenter, Sr
Added by: Marvin & Samme Templin
 
William Henry Bill Carpenter, Sr
Added by: Marvin & Samme Templin
 
William Henry Bill Carpenter, Sr
Added by: Marvin & Samme Templin
 
 
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Happy Birthday Willie Bud...sure do miss you. We set your tombstone today. A fitting memorial to you. Love you, Sis
- Marvin & Samme Templin
 Added: Jun. 22, 2012
We miss you Willie Bud.
- Marvin & Samme Templin
 Added: Jan. 25, 2012
During your journey on your final flight home.White wings will carry you and you will be flown.To the pearly gates of Heaven, where they will usher you in.To the feet of your Lord, your Savior, and your friend.He will hold you in his arms and the angels w...(Read more)
- Laurie Wilson
 Added: Oct. 16, 2011
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