Carlton Ray Carpenter
August 22, 1941  -  March 29, 2019

Carlton Ray Carpenter

Public Viewing
Lathan Funeral Home 1867 Hwy. 43 Jackson, AL 36545
Sunday, March 31, 2019
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Funeral Service
Lathan Funeral Home 1867 Hwy. 43 Jackson, AL 36545
Sunday, March 31, 2019
2:00 pm

Trinity Memorial Gardens
1601 Walker Springs Road
Jackson, AL  36545
Sunday, March 31, 2019

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Carlton Ray Carpenter, 77, of Jackson, passed away Friday, March 29, 2019 at his residence. He was born August 22, 1941 to Henry David Carpenter and Irene Bush Carpenter in Chatom. A member of the First Baptist Church of Jackson, he had retired from Boise Cascade. He was an avid fan of Alabama football and Atlanta Braves baseball and enjoyed hunting and fishing. A family man, he often prepared meals for family gatherings and especially enjoyed the time he spent with his children and grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Stephen Ray Carpenter; grandson, Stephen Clay Carpenter and siblings, Mae Beech, Howard Carpenter, J.W. Carpenter, Dorothy Laton and Loyd Carpenter.

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Powell Carpenter; children, Stephanie Ann (Pip) Allen, Stacy Carl (Cissy) Carpenter; grandchildren, Raechel (Calvin) Bosarge, Brittany (Wesley) Burge, J.P. Allen, Taylor Carpenter, Laura Kelly, Elizabeth (Cole) McKee, Carley Rae Carpenter; great-grandchildren, Hayden Allen Burge, Henry Madison Burge, Emma Wren McKee, Ashley Kathryn McKee, Calvin "Tripp" Bosarge, III; numerous other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at Lathan Funeral Home in Jackson with Dr. Ben Stubblefield and Rev. Brian Jemison officiating. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Gardens with Lathan Funeral Home directing.

Pallbearers will Taylor Carpenter, Calvin Bosarge, Larry Powell, Jr., J.P. Allen, Colton Paul and Grant Norris.

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  1. Lee Daugherty
    BayMinette, AL

    Always a friend.
    Prayers for his family and all who new and cared about him.

  2. Lee&Nancy Kearley
    Grove Hill, AL

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time of loss! We love you Mrs. Carolyn. If you need anything let Lee know !

  3. Jane Denton
    Sheffield, AL

    Dear Carolyn, I just saw this on Facebook. So sorry for your loss. Been so long since we have seen you guys. Yes, we had some great memories from living on Glenn Street. May the Holy Spirit surround you and your family with His comfort and peace. Cecil and I send our love and blessings

  4. Patricia and Mike Smith
    Jackson, AL

    we were so sorry to hear of your loss. Your family is in our prayers. May God comfort you in the days and weeks ahead.

  5. Jesse Harold Hudson/Dorothy Hudson
    Jackson, AL

    So sorry for your loss!!

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