William McNeill “Mac” Carpenter, Jr., 80, of Greenville, SC, widower of Ryan Daniels Carpenter, died Monday, July 25, 2016.

Born in Greenville, he was the son of the late William McNeill Carpenter, Sr., and Nena McSwain Carpenter.

Mr. Carpenter graduated from Greenville High School in 1954 and earned a Bachelor’s degree from the Citadel in 1958. He served as a Captain in the U. S. Army. He was a member of Greenville First Baptist and the Seminar Quarter Sunday School Class. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather to our family. He was a successful Realtor for over 44 years. Surviving are sons, Mac Carpenter III and wife, Cheryl, and Schaefer Carpenter and wife, Tracey; five grandchildren, Amie, Abbie, Coates, Lauren, and Mattison Carpenter; and sister, Tena Andersen and husband, Bob.

Visitation will be held Friday, July 29, 2016 from 9:00 to 10:15 a.m. at Thomas Mcafee Funeral Home, Downtown. The funeral service will follow at 10:30 a.m. in the Downtown Chapel. Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Citadel Foundation, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29409 https://foundation.citadel.edu/.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.thomasmcafee.com. –

Posted in: The Greenville News

Posted on: 2016-07-28

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