Gordon (Gordie) Carpenter (1952 - 2013)

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Gordon (Gordie) Carpenter, 61, of Clarksburg, MO passed away on Sunday, July 07, 2013 at the Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City, MO. He was born March 1, 1952 in California, MO the son of William (Bud) Irving and Adella (Grace) Albert Carpenter, both of whom preceded him in death. He was united in marriage on July 25, 1970 at the Clarksburg Baptist Church to Dianna Hanna, who survives at the home. He worked for Clennin Meats for many years and he was a cafeteria owner for Cargill for many years. He was a member of the Clarksburg Baptist Church. Gordon loved playing fast pitch softball for many years which took him traveling across country. He enjoyed racing and going to the races. He also enjoyed visiting his friends and family. He was a 1970 graduate of California High School.

Gordon is survived by one son, Gordon (Shorty) Lee Carpenter Jr. and special friend Alicia Ichrist of Tipton, MO; one daughter, Janese Bibb and husband Cary of Bowling Greene, MO; two brothers, Larry Carpenter and wife Pamela and David Carpenter and wife Eva all of Clarksburg; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services. Officiating will be Bro. Leroy Moon. Burial will be in the Hickman Cemetery. Visitation will be on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Clarksburg School Athletics or c/o Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, 100 S. Oak St., California, MO 65018. Arrangements are under the direction of Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, California, MO.
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Bowlin Cantriel Funeral Services - California
100 S. Oak St.
California, MO 65018
(573) 796-4901
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