John P. Carpenter, age 75, died Saturday, February 13, 2016 at FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst.
A memorial service will be conducted at 11AM Thursday, February 18, 2016 at Pinehurst United Methodist Church with Rev. David Beam officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the church.
Following graduation from The Citadel, Mr. Carpenter served for 22 years in the U.S. Air Force retiring as a Lt. Colonel. He then successfully ran a library furniture and shelving business for over 20 years. He enjoyed golfing, spending time at the beach and meeting friends at the gym.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Carpenter, son, Chip Carpenter of West End, NC, daughter, Kim Carpenter and her significant other Paul Johnson of Mebane, NC, daughter, Katie Carpenter and her partner Canyn Russell of Charlotte, NC, and three grandsons, Preston Roberson, Spencer Roberson and J.P. Carpenter, III.
Memorial contributions may be made to FirstHealth Hospice, 150 Applecross Rd., Pinehurst, NC 28374 or to the Pinehurst United Methodist Church, 4111 Airport Rd., Pinehurst, NC 28374.
Online condolences may be made at www.bolesfuneralhome.com
Boles Funeral Home is serving the family.
Posted in: the News and Observer
Posted on: 2016-02-15
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