Posted: Jul 09, 2019
Funeral Home: Leavitt Funeral Home Parkersburg
Richard Ray Carpenter, Sr., 73, of Washington went to the Lord on July 5, 2019 from his residence in while under the loving care of his family and Amedisys Hospice.
He was born on June 17, 1946 in Orma, WV, the son of the late Arnold and Edna Pearl White Carpenter. .
Richard had served our country in the Marines. He retired from O'Ames after thirty-five years with the company. He will be remembered as a country man who enjoyed his family, fishing and gathering ginseng.
Richard is survived by his wife Theresa Hedges Carpenter, three children Richard, Jr., Lisa and Martin, three step children Josh, Shawn and Ryan, twenty-eight grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and nine brothers and sisters Deloris, Danny, Arnold, Jr., Becky, Carlis, Carlene, Judy, Connie and Ronnie, many nieces and nephews and his two fur babies Foxy and Tinker
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother George and his first wife Linda.
Visitation will be 3 - 5 on Wednesday with a funeral service to follow at 5PM at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.LeavittFuneralHome.com