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“My deepest sympathies to all family and friends. Cher (Bear Carpenter's daughter) ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: Cher - Sheridan, IL - Uncle

“Our time with Ken was nothing short of amazing. We didn't have him long; but the time we did have was precious and I will cherish forever. He always...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Kristin Brasher - Bowling Green, KY

“Go with God, my friend. ”
3 of 15 | Posted by: Butch Dean - Pontiac, IL - Friend

4 of 15 | Posted by: IRVIN&JUDY BOHM ,&FAMILIES

“My dear grandpa, It is hard to grasp the concept that you are no longer with us. When I sit and think of your face I smile,those glasses whithe your...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: johnathan carpenter - las vegas, NV

“Ken will be missed by so many. We are sorry for his leaving us here but know that the place he has gone to is so much better and he will be whole...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Sue and Lynn Mennenga - Pontiac, IL

“My wonderful father. Me missing you will not even be half of what I know that I'm gonna be losing without you being here with us. This was so abrupt...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Steven king - Bowling green, KY

“My husband, my best friend, my soul mate. My heart is so were the Best thing that ever happened to me. I love you sooo. The time we had...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Faye Carpenter - Wife

“We laughed, Joked & sometimes danced for hours. I will miss you so much. Im very grateful for finally finding your true love before you had to go. My...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Sherry Cummings - Friend

“you where my best friend, Road dog and Grandpa. We shared some of the best times i have ever know with each other. I cant believe your gone but i...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: danny Carpenter - Sanford, NC

“Ken was a loving, caring, and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great grand father, that will be missed dearly by his family & friends whom...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: The Geary Family

“I'm sorry for your loss. ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Brittaney Dominguez

“Kind, funny, smiling, understanding, caring, helping, gentle, loving....those are only a few of his good qualities :). He has made an everlasting...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Rhonda king - Daughter

“I will love and miss you GPA, you meant so much to me and always will. I will cherish those memories forever!! <3 & thank you for marrying GMA Faye...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Angela Carpenter - Granddaughter

“Greatest father anyone could every ask for...I love you Ken ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Michelle Groves - daughter

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BOWLING GREEN- Kenneth Ray Carpenter, 71, of Bowling Green died Saturday, May 28, 2011 at 5:35 AM at Hospice of Southern Kentucky in Bowling Green. Born on May 2, 1940, Mr. Carpenter was a Insurance Salesman and attended Grace Baptist Church in Bowling Green, KY. He was a U.S. Army veteran.

He is preceded in death by a son, Danny Carpenter, a daughter, Angela Carpenter, brothers, Ronald Carpenter and Mike "Bear" Carpenter.

He is survived by his wife Faye Carpenter of Bowling Green; sons, Tony Carpenter and Steven King; daughters, Chrissie Bennett, Tina King, Michelle Groves, and Rhonda King; grandchildren, Johnathan, Danny, and Angela Carpenter, Brittany Mennenga, Logan Pekarovich, Drew and Noah Bennett, Tiylor and China Groves, Nathan, Kristin, and Dustin Brasher, Devin and Colton King; great grandchild, Hunter Groves; sisters, Janet Swartz and Dianne Shapland; brothers, Russell Carpenter and Jim Carpenter.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at 1:00 PM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, KY with Bro. Marvin Carson officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery in Central City. Visitation will be held after 5:00 PM on Monday, May 30, 2011 at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, KY.

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