Herbert Lee Carpenter, Jr., age 57, passed away Sunday, November 24, 2013 in Harker Heights, Texas. Born in Virginia, he was an avid hunter and fisherman, serving as a guide on Ft. Hood for over 15 years. He worked at Wilson Art for 20 years.
Herbert was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert Carpenter, Sr. and Chie Aoki Carpenter; and sister Rosemary Baugh.
He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Paula Carpenter; children, Amy Bates, Michael Carpenter, Dustin Carpenter, Kala Carpenter, and Royce Carpenter; 2 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; siblings, Michan Sims, Helen Levy, Michael Carpenter, John Carpenter, Gene Carpenter, numerous nieces and nephews; and other relatives. A Memorial Service to celebrate the life of JR will be held at 7:00pm on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at Heritage Funeral Home, Harker Heights. Services have been entrusted to Heritage Funeral Home. Condolences may be left at www.heritage-funeralhome.com
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations to the Texas Parks and Wild Life, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, TX 78744