Jeffery J. Carpenter II

CARPENTER, “Jay” Jeffery Jay, II, 29 of Fairmont, W.Va., died Wednesday, June 25, 2008, at his residence.

Jeffery was born February 9, 1979, in Clarksburg, W.Va.; a machinist for Mt. Industrial; and a Baptist by faith.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Thomas Harden and Catherine Perkins; maternal stepgrandfather, Gale Perkins; paternal grandmother, Ardelle Rial; and uncle, Thomas Harden.

Surviving are his parents, Ed and Sandy Harden Rial of New Martinsville, W.Va.; son, Jeremiah Carpenter; the mother of his son, Trish Hess of Fairmont; two sisters, Chrissy Rial and Kimberly Rial both of New Martinsville; uncles and aunts, Fred Harden of Morgantown, W.Va., Cathy (James) Edgell of Parkersburg, W.Va., Belinda (Cliff) Nichols of Fairmont, Patricia (Jimmy) Cottrill of Clarksburg, Roberta Rial of Moundsville, W.Va., Lisa (Scott) Straight of New Martinsville, and John (Shelby) Rial of New Martinsville.

Friends received 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., Friday, June 27, 2008, and Saturday, June 28, 2008 from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at l p.m., at the Jarvis Funeral Home, 1224 S. Bridge Street, New Martinsville, W.Va., with Pastor Bruce Taylor officiating.

Interment in Greenlawn Memorial Park, New Martinsville.

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