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Gerald F. Carpenter

Gerald F. Carpenter, 77, of Huntington, passed away at 4:25 am Monday, January 22, 2024 at the VA Hospital, Marion, IN.

Gerald was born on January 1, 1947 in Huntington, IN, the son of Fred Carpenter and Dondas (Sands) Carpenter. He graduated from Huntington High School and married Linda Lou Swihart on October 21, 1967 at College Park United Brethren in Christ Church in Huntington. She preceded him in death on July 31, 2011. Gerald was a proud Veteran of the United States Army serving during the Vietnam War. He retired from the US Army Reserves after 30 years and was a member of the American Legion. He also retired as a Diesel Mechanic, working for the United States Government. Gerald enjoyed deer, rabbit, and squirrel hunting.

Survivors include his Son, Gerald F. (Christy ) Carpenter Jr. of Huntington, IN; Grandchildren, Brett M. (Courtney) Carpenter, Braxton Carpenter, Bradley Carpenter, Brittany Oden, LeAnna (Kyle) Wise, Spencer Oden, Jayden Oden, Hailey Oden; Great Grandchildren, Matthew Wise, Hunter Morris, Tobias Carpenter, Kyler Moore, Beckett Carpenter, Harleigh Oppy; Sister, Debra (Gary) Kimmel of Huntington, IN. He is preceded in death by his Wife, Linda Lou Carpenter, Daughter, Julie Ann Glassburn, Father, Fred G. Carpenter, Mother, Dondas Carpenter, Brother, Danny Lyle Carpenter, and Sister, Pamela R. Worster.

No services will be held at this time.