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David A. Carpenter Sr.

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David A. Carpenter Sr. Obituary
POQUOSON - David A. Carpenter Sr., 83, passed away unexpectedly at home on Sunday, November 8, 2015. He was a native of Hampton, and a Poquoson resident since the early sixties. Dave began his career as a self-employed roofer/guttering, and was owner/operator of the Poquoson Marina since 1961. He was formerly a member of Pine Chapel Baptist Church, and currently at Victory Church in Poquoson. He loved bird-hunting and fishing. Dave was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis E. Sr. & Annie Cox Carpenter; brother, Lewis Carpenter Jr.; and wives, Patricia E. Carpenter and Aurora Powell Carpenter. He is survived by his children, David Carpenter Jr. & wife Susan, Richard Carpenter & wife Anita, Debra Wilson & husband George, and Patricia Topping & husband Wayne; his sister, Shirley Burch; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and ex-wife, Loretta Haney. The family will receive friends Thursday, Nov. 12th, 7-8:30 PM, at Claytor Rollins Funeral Home, Poquoson. Dave's funeral will be Friday, Nov. 13th, 11:00 AM, at Victory Church by Pastor Jame' Bolds. Interment will follow at Parklawn Memorial Park, Hampton. Memorial contributions may be made to the Poquoson Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 2099, or to P.A.W.S., P.O. Box 2204, both in Poquoson, VA, 23662. Online condolences to claytorrollins.com .
Published in Daily Press on Nov. 10, 2015
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