Marvin Ellis Carpenter, age 87 of Oldham County walked through Heaven's gate Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at Meadowview Health.
He was a farmer, worked for Kentucky State Corrections at Roederer Center for 17 years and was past president and charter member of Ballardsville Lions Club.
He is survived by his wife, Alice Gruneisen Carpenter; sons: Marvin Ellis Carpenter Jr.; James Arthur Carpenter (Debbie); Allen Drew Carpenter (Bev); Michael Lee Carpenter; daughter, Candy Sue Miller; stepsons: Dennis Marcum (Oda); Larry Marcum (Melissa); stepdaughters: Donna Sexton (Warren); Lorie Marcum; six grandchildren and six great-granchildren. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Brent Carpenter.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, November 16, 2013 at Stoess Funeral Home, Crestwood. Burial was in Louisville Memorial Gardens East. Visitation was held Friday, November 16 from 4 to 6 p.m.