Homer Hulbert Carpenter

Published 2:04pm Sunday, November 24, 2013

Homer Hulbert Carpenter, CPLUSMC (WW II veteran) F4U CORSAIR/747B aircraft mechanic, 88, a resident of Wetumpka was born Oct. 12, 1925, in Charlotte, Vt., and passed away Nov. 19, 2013.

Graveside services with military honors were held at 11 a.m. Nov. 22 at Coosa River Cemetery with Pastor Ron Estes officiating and Ellison Funeral Home directing.

Survivors are five sons, Joseph H. Carpenter, Larry J. Carpenter, Kenny (Debbie) Thomas,  David (Janene) Thomas, Homer D. (Kris) Carpenter, four daughters, Rhonda (Eddie) Burley, Rebecca (Sven) Helms, Linda L. Troutman, Virginia A. Penrod, 29 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his son Mickey Thomas, two daughters Norma J. Bardo, Maye Ellen Carpenter, two brothers Forrest Carpenter Jr., John Hamilton Carpenter, two sisters Polly Carpenter, Mary Robinson.

Honorary pallbearers are Scott Thomas, Kyle Thomas, Casey law, Adam Thomas, D.J. Thomas, Devon Burley, Kyle Carpenter, Richard Daughtery and Scott Carpenter.

Visitation was 5-7 p.m. Nov. 21 at Ellison Funeral Home.

Homer was a devout Christian and had a deep love for the Bible.  He gave his life to Jesus Christ at an early age.

Homer was a great father who taught his sons everything he knew.

The family would like to express their appreciation to Dr. Spencer Coleman and his wonderful staff.

A special thanks to Ivy Creek Home Health and all the exceptional staff at Bill Nicholes State Veterans Home for their exceptional care.

A special thanks to Nurse Lisa for her genuine loving care for our Daddy.

Please visit www.ellisonfuneralhome  for online condolences.

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