Mr. Dennis Carpenter, age 47, of Tallahassee, FL passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2013 in Tallahassee, FL. Dennis was born on August 18, 1965 in Tallahassee and had lived in Tallahassee for the past 30 years. He was owner and operator of several businesses including DND Fireworks, and two Tropical Smoothie Cafes. He was preceded in death by a brother, Darryl F. Carpenter, a baby sister, grandparents. Dennis served as President of The Florida Sheriff's Boys Ranch Alumni Association for 12 years. He was very active serving the needs of the Florida Sheriff's Youth Ranches for over 25 years. Dennis also served as a member of the Florida Building Code Administrators and Inspections Board from November 1, 2009 until his death. His service to this board was as a consumer and came through an appointment from the Secretary of State. Dennis was a caring and giving person. Those who knew him will cherish their memories for a lifetime. Survivors include, mother, Gwynn Carpenter of Tallahassee, FL, father and stepmother, Jerry Carpenter and Laura of Blountstown, FL, four brothers, Gerald Carpenter of Tallahassee, FL; Michael Carpenter of Blountstown, FL; twin Brother, Danny Carpenter of Tallahassee, FL; Jerry Carpenter, Jr., nieces and nephews, Daniel, Nicole, Ashley, Danny Jr., Dwayne and Hunter. Funeral services will be held Monday, June 24, 2013 at 10:00 am (CDT), 11:00 am (EDT) at Evangel Assembly of God Church in Tallahassee, FL with Reverend Teryl Todd officiating. Interment will follow in Lake Mystic Cemetery in Bristol, FL at 2:00 pm (CDT), 3:00 pm (EDT). The family will receive friends Sunday, June 23, 2013 from 5:00 pm (CDT) until 7:00 pm (CDT), 6:00 pm (EDT) until 8:00 pm (EDT) at Peavy Funeral Home and on Monday, June 24, 2013 from 9:00 am (CDT), 10:00 am (EDT) until 9:45 (CDT), 10:45 (EDT) at Evangel Assembly of God. Dennis requested in lieu of flowers contributions be made to the: Dennis J. Carpenter Memorial Endowment Fund, C/O Florida Sheriff's Youth Ranches P.O. Box 2000, Live Oak, Florida 32064. All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown, FL.