James ‘Jimmy’ Albert Carpenter

Published 9:07 pm Tuesday, December 4, 2012

December 3, 2012

James “Jimmy” Albert Carpenter Sr., 63, of Suffolk, passed away on Dec. 3, 2012.

A native of Isle of Wight County, he was the son of the late Julius Caesar Carpenter and Lillian Duck Carpenter. Jimmy was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and a pipefitter/certified welder at Earl Industries.

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He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Lillie R. Carpenter; daughters and sons-in-law, Donna L. and Emmett Bresko and Deborah J. and Jeffrey L. Byrd; sons and daughters-in-law, James Albert Carpenter, Jr. and wife Christy, Christopher D. and Stephanie Carpenter and James Earl Shatto; adopted daughter Jennifer Edwards; and sisters Estelle Turner and Katie Goins; and 18 grandchildren.

A funeral will be held on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at noon at Parr Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Western Branch Baptist Church cemetery. Friends may join the family at the funeral home on Wednesday evening from 7 to 8 p.m. for visitation and other times at the residence.

Condolences may be registered online at www.parrfuneralhome.com.