Friday, August 25th, 2006
William Carpenter, 82, 5250 U.S. 33, Rockford, died at 5:35 a.m. Aug. 24, 2006, at Van Wert County Hospital.
He was born March 14, 1924, in Nelsonville, to Luther and Cecelia Hoover Carpenter. On Nov. 15, 1969, he married Evelyn Pond, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, William, Columbus, and Jeffrey, Reynoldsburg; three daughters, Deborah Head, Athens, Ala., Tamara (Jason) Vance and Melisa Carpenter, all of Miami, Fla.; six grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Deceased are a stepson, Ricky; a stepdaughter, Linda; and a brother, George.
He retired from Clark Grave Vault Company, Columbus and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Mercer United Methodist Church and American Legion Post 210 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5713, both of Celina.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Kenneth Baker officiating. Burial is at North Grove Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the church.