James R. Carpenter of Kimbolton Ohio, died at his residence on 8-26-2014. He was born 9-15-1934 in Morehead KY. Son of James S. Carpenter and Roxie D. Johnson, both deceased. Retired auto worker, Korean War Veteran, lifetime VFW and NRA member.
Preceded by his wife Nellie Carpenter, brothers Douglas, Gene, Melvin, Norman, sister Brenda Murphy, and step-daughter Linda Walker.
Survived by brothers Kermit Johnson, Jimmy Carpenter, sister Judy Cucci, sons James R. Jr., Jeffrey S. and Rodney B., daughter Barbara Zuponcic. Grandsons James R. III, Jason and Jarrod Zuponcic, several nieces and nephews, and companion Diane Wiley. Memorial service 6:30 p.m. 9-15-2014, VFW 1033 East Aurora Rd., Aurora, OH.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of Guernsey, 9711 E. Pike Road, Cambridge, OH 43725.
(Bundy-Law Funeral Home, 740-432-5705, RC 9-2-14)