Mike Carpenter, 56, passed away Sunday, December 11, 2005 in Wichita Falls. Services will be held 10:00 AM, Wednesday, December 14, 2005 at Lunn's Colonial Chapel with Norman B. Carpenter, officiating. Burial will be in Woodson Cemetery, Woodson, TX under the direction of Lunn's Colonial Funeral Home.
Mike was born September 6, 1949 in Graham, Texas to Grady Powell Carpenter and Melissa Alice Elliston Carpenter. Mike was a graduate of Iowa Park High School. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Viet Nam conflict. He worked for several years for ABB, Inc. Mike was preceded in death by his mother, Alice Elliston Carpenter on February 1, 2003.
Survivors include his wife, Julie Carpenter of Wichita Falls, his father, Grady Powell Carpenter of Iowa Park, daughter, Julia Hill of Wichita Falls, 3 stepchildren, Phillip Smith, Jr. of Wichita Falls, Leslie Houston of Muncie, IN, Amanda Evans of Fresno, CA., and his sister, Patricia Hallum of Azle, TX. The family will be at the funeral home Tuesday evening 6:00-7:00 PM for visitation.
Memorials may be made to the Woodson Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 153, Woodson, TX 76491.