Vincent L. Carpenter, Jr., Major U.S.A.F. (Retired), 1935-2019

Preceding him in death are his parents, Vincent Carpenter Sr. and Alma Virginia Carpenter of Bridgeport, Ohio; his infant brother Jeffery; eldest son, Vincent Carpenter III, and mother-in-law, Virginia McCue.

He was a graduate of Bridgeport High School, class of 1953.

He is survived by his love, Sally (McCue) Carpenter, whom he married in 1960; daughter Valerie Gleason (Alfred) of San Antonio, Texas; son, David Carpenter (Pratti) of Indianapolis, Indiana; son, Michael Carpenter (Elizabeth) of Kansas; son, Matthew Carpenter (Davanh) of Marshfield, Missouri; brother. Dr. James Carpenter (Sara Louise Grella), of Midlothian, Virginia, and sister, Virginia Hodgkiss (Dean) of Steubenville, Ohio. He is also survived by his beloved grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Burial was held on February 8, 2019, with full military honors at the Missouri Veteran’s Cemetery in Waynesville, Missouri.