Clay Eugene Carpenter Jr.(1945 - 2014)

Clay Eugene Carpenter Jr., 68, of Barren Springs died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at Lewis-Gale Medical Center in Salem.
He was born Dec. 29, 1945, to the late Elizabeth Pearl and Clay Eugene Carpenter Sr. in Fairmont, W.Va.
Survivors include his wife, Joan Cusaac Carpenter of the home; sons, Charles Rodney Smith of Waverly, Ga., Denny Lee Smith and wife Debbie of Havelock, N.C., and Tony William Smith and wife Debbie of Farmington, W.Va.; daughters, Lisa Eloise Dobbins and John Paul of Farmington, W.Va., and Pamela Ann Carpenter of Independence; brother, Ronald Carpenter of Athens, Ga.; and sister, Judy Roberts of Fairview, W.Va.; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be private.
Twin County Funerals is serving the family.
Online condolences may be made at

Funeral Home

High Country Services Funeral & Cremations
600 Glendale Road Galax, VA 24333-2210
(276) 236-9009
Published in Galax Gazette from Aug. 6 to Aug. 7, 2014