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April 5, 2014

Raymond Franklin Carpenter

TIFTON — Raymond Franklin Carpenter, 90, of Tifton died Friday, April 4, 2014, at Golden Living Center. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Vanceville Congregational Christian Church. The Rev. Phil Carpenter will officiate with burial to follow at Lawrence Cemetery.

Mr. Carpenter’s grandsons will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals. Mr. Carpenter will be placed in the church one hour prior to the service.

Mr. Carpenter was born on March 23, 1924 in Cullman County, Ala. and was the son of the late W.C. Carpenter Sr. and Evie Brown Carpenter. He was also preceded in death by his siblings, W.C. Carpenter Jr., Paul Carpenter, Edith Larter, James Carpenter and Gladys Carpenter. He was a veteran of World War II and an active Christian all of his life.

Mr. Carpenter is survived by his wife of 66 years, Doris Rutland Carpenter of Tifton; his children and their spouses, Kathy and Larry Lloyd of Winona Lake, Ind., Carol and John Wilson of Cornelia, Sam and Connie Carpenter of Tifton, Phil and Susan Carpenter of Lake Charles, La. and James Carpenter of Columbia, S.C.; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Condolences may be sent to the family at the online guest registry at www.bowen-donaldson.com.

Services for the Carpenter family are under the care and direction of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals.

 

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