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GASTONIA - Berlin H. Carpenter Jr. died at his home on Sept. 28, 2017.

He was the son of Berlin and Mavin Carpenter and born in Crouse, NC on June 7, 1927.

He was a graduate of Gaston County Schools, Lenoir-Rhyne University and the University of North Carolina Law School. He served in the US Army during World

War II. Following law school, Berlin established a private practice in Gastonia. He later served as Assistant District Attorney and District Court Judge, an office that he held for over three terms. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Gastonia. Berlin was an avid golfer who shared his love for the sport with many dear friends at the Gaston Country Club.

He is survived by his loving family, wife Helen ("Stevie"), children Leslie Carpenter and Brent Carpenter (wife Dana) and grandson Will.

Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 at First Presbyterian Church in Gastonia. The family will greet guests immediately following the service in the church parlor.

Condolences may be sent to the Carpenter family online at www.mcleanfuneral.com

In lieu of flowers or memorials, the family asks that if you wish to honor his memory, please perform a thoughtful act of kindness in his name.

McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia is serving the family of Mr. Carpenter.

Published in Gaston Gazette on Sept. 30, 2017
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