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In Memory of

Raymond Leroy Carpenter

August 11, 1924 - March 25, 2015

Obituary


Raymond "Ray" L. Carpenter age 90 went home to the Lord on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Ray was born on August 11, 1924 in Lunsford, Arkansas. He moved to California in 1938 where he met and was married to the love of his life Christine "Chris" on February 15th, 1944 in Wilmington, California. They soon settled in Fresno, California in 1951.

He was saved and became a devoted Christian in 1949.

Preceded in death by his parents, one brother and three sisters.

He is survived by his wife Chris. They...

Raymond "Ray" L. Carpenter age 90 went home to the Lord on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Ray was born on August 11, 1924 in Lunsford, Arkansas. He moved to California in 1938 where he met and was married to the love of his life Christine "Chris" on February 15th, 1944 in Wilmington, California. They soon settled in Fresno, California in 1951.

He was saved and became a devoted Christian in 1949.

Preceded in death by his parents, one brother and three sisters.

He is survived by his wife Chris. They just celebrated their wedding anniversary of 71 years.

Ray started work for 7up in 1962 and he retired in 1987, and went on to enjoy more time with his grandchildren.

He is also survived by his daughter Karen Carpenter, son Steve Carpenter and his wife Connie of Fresno, California. Grandchildren Michael Buchanan and his wife Heather, Steven Carpenter and Samaria, Christine Buchanan and Juan, Melissa Hastings and her husband Kevin, Jennie Carpenter and Alonzo, Step granddaughter Amy Hartman and her husband Seth and ten great grandchildren.

He was a loving husband a great father, and an awesome grandfather.