Darrel Lee Carpenter

Friday, February 8, 2019

Darrel Lee Carpenter, 68, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, at Medicalodges of Nevada. Darrel was born April 27, 1950, in Bartlett, Kan., to Floyd Harvey Carpenter Sr. and Julia Belle (Miler) Carpenter.

Darrel attended Walker High School and graduated with the Class of 1969. He served in the United States Army in Vietnam from 1969-1972. Following his service years he came back to Nevada and worked in various jobs including the Nevada State Hospital for a number of years. Darrel also served in the Kansas National Guard for several years.

Survivors include his mother, Julia B. Carpenter, Nevada; siblings, Bradley Carpenter, Milo, Floyd Carpenter Jr., Nevada, Janice Williams, Mississippi, Margie Wardin, Nevada, Sarah Wyrick, Lamar, Daniel Carpenter, Nevada, Hal Carpenter, Milo, Larry Carpenter, Nevada, and Terry Carpenter, Nevada; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Floyd; three brothers, Randall Carpenter, Carl Carpenter, and Earl Carpenter; one sister, Kathy Keith; and one sister-in-law, Margie Carpenter.

Funeral services with Military Honors will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, Feb. 11, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Pastor Dennis Engelbrecht officiating. A private committal service will follow at Moore Cemetery in Nevada. The family will receive friends from 4 to 5 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 10, at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to the Family in care of Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada.

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