Dennis E. Carpenter, 87, of West Liberty, passed away Sunday evening, April 13, 2014, at Green Hills Community, West Liberty.
He was born in Coshocton on July 30, 1926, to the late Glen and Zella Harvey Carpenter.
He was married to the former Elizabeth Alfreda Bradford and she preceded him in death Jan. 7, 2005. Dennis also was preceded in death by a brother, Harvey Carpenter; and sisters, Zella Ann Losey and Margaret Losey.
Dennis is survived by his daughters, Linda Rosalez of Glen Allen, Va., and Joyce Carpenter of Shreveport, La.; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a sister, Marilyn Martin of Lancaster.
A veteran of the U.S. Army, Dennis retired from Hesston Co. Sales, where he sold farm implements. He enjoyed photography as his pastime.
Pastor Floyd Lundy conducts a funeral at 4 p.m. today at the Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine, where visitation is one hour prior. Burial is in Highland Memorial Cemetery, West Liberty.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army and to the charities of the donors’ choices.
Condolences may be expressed at www.edsfh.com.