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Obituaries

May 6, 2014

Herman “Buck” Carpenter

Herman David “Buck” Carpenter, 83, of Bunner Ridge Community, Fairmont, passed away Monday (May 5, 2014) at Golden Living Nursing Center in Morgantown following an extended illness.

He was born in Marion County on March 18, 1931, a son of the late Clyde Anson and Bessie May (Lake) Carpenter.

Buck proudly served his country with the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a laborer by trade, working for various construction firms throughout his career, including Fairmont Wall Plaster, Heston’s and William T. Nunley Construction. He attended the Fairview Church at Bunner Ridge and was a life member of the Fairmont VFW Post 629. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

He is survived by three sisters, Wilda Lucille Brady of Fairmont, Doris A. Carpenter and her husband Walter of Fairmont, and Audra V. Heston of Clayton, North Carolina; two sisters-in-law, Dorothy Robe Carpenter and Doris Robe Carpenter, as well as several loving nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, June Robe and Vivian Coombs; four brothers, Rev. Glen Carpenter, Willis Carpenter, Leslie Carpenter and Wayman Carpenter; and three brothers-in-law, Phillip Coombs, Arnold Brady and James Heston.

Family and friends may call at Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., Fairmont, on Wednesday from 1-8 p.m. and Thursday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Thursday at 1 p.m. with Pastor Charles MacDonald officiating.

Interment will follow at Pride Cemetery in Marion County, where full military honors will be conducted by the Marion County Veterans Council Honor Guard.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.carpenterandford.com.

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