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McKENZIE, Tenn. - Funeral services for Wiley Carpenter, Jr. are Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 1 p.m. at Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Interment is at Liberty Cemetery, McKenzie. Brother Ed Long is the officiant.
Mr. Carpenter, a landscaper, 82 years old, died Friday, November 15, 2019, surrounded by his family at Christian Care Center.
He was born on August 11, 1937 to Wiley “Buck” and Margaret Simpson Carpenter. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Betsy Carpenter, triplets Lisa, Teresa, Ernestine Carpenter, a sister, Mabel Spears and two brothers, Sonny Carpenter and Otis Carpenter.
He is survived by his daughters, Kathy ( Tim) Buttery of Middlesboro, Kentucky, Marquetta ( Curtis Smith) Carpenter of Middlesboro, Judy (Michael) Mills of Harrogate, Tenn. and Shannon (David) Tucker of McKenzie, a son, Bo (Melissa) Carpenter of Huntingdon, sisters, Paula Lacefield of Indianapolis, Indiana, Patsy Turner of Sheridan, Indiana and Pauline Wyrick of Middlesboro, Kentucky, a brother, Jackie Ray Carpenter of Indianapolis, Ind., five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, mother of seven of the children, Edna Carpenter of Middlesboro, Kentucky and close friends Walter Irvin, Arlis and Brenda Turner.
Brummitt –McKenzie Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. If you need assistance please call 731-352-4848 or visit our website at brummittmckenziefuneralhome.com.