WARREN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Kenneth “Pap” Eugene Carpenter, 75, of Warren, Ohio, died Friday, March 25, 2022 at his home surrounded by family.
He was born on September 21, 1946 in Wheeling, West Virginia, the son of the late Sherman and Elsie (Galloway) Carpenter.
Kenneth was a graduate of Leavittsburg High School.
He was a US Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War. Kenneth was a specialist marksman in the 697th Engineer Infantry.
He enjoyed fishing, watching westerns, especially Gunsmoke, and was an avid Browns fan. Kenneth loved animals and was nicknamed “Dr. Dolittle”. Above all, he loved spending time with his family.
He is survived by his daughter, Sharon Mitcham of Warren, Ohio; daughters-in-law, Teresa Allen and Tabitha Fry, both of Warren; domestic partner, Vonney Fry; 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his two sisters; a special granddaughter and companion, Eunice Hodgson.
Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at Carl W. Hall Funeral Home.
Friends may call from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, 2022 at the Carl W. Hall Funeral Home and again one hour before the service on Wednesday at the Funeral Home.
Interment will be at Meadow Brook Memorial Park, Warren, Ohio.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that contributions be made to the funeral home to help defray funeral expenses.
Friends and family can send expressions of sympathy by visiting carlwhall.com.
A television tribute will air on Sunday, March 27 at approximately the following times: 8:58 a.m. on FOX and 9:58 p.m. on MyYTV.