Fred Carpenter Sr.


Fred Carpenter Sr., 78, of Cleveland, formerly of Signal Mountain, passed away on Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019. 

He was a well-known carpenter and a well-loved father, grandfather and husband. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Sadie Carpenter; granddaughter, Emily K. Carpenter; brothers, Clark and Henry Carpenter; and sister, Rachel Dill. 

He is survived by his wife, Sherry Denton Carpenter; children: Susan Pickle, Tina Horne, Fred Carpenter Jr.; Teresa Watson, Amy Ashe, and Adam Carpenter; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brother, John “Bud” Carpenter; and sisters, Mary Ellen Gervis and JoAnn Cagle. 

The family will receive friends at Companion Funeral Home from 1 to 3 p.m. today, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019. 

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 3 p.m. today with burial to follow at Lee Cemetery.

You are invited to share a personal memory of Fred or your condolences with his family at his online memorial located at


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