Dorsey Ray Carpenter, 85 of Cowen passed away on Sunday, May5, 2013 at the home of his son Gary Carpenter in Clover, SC. He was born November 16, 1927 in Braxton County to the late James Ray and Mary Gibson Carpenter. He had lived all his life in Webster County. He was a Logger and Railroader. He enjoyed Fishing.
He is survived by his sons; Gary (Jennifer) Carpenter of Clover, SC., Harry (Mable) Carpenter of Cowen, Ray (Linda) Carpenter of Fayetteville, NC., daughters; Mary (jim) Wayne of Cowen and Sue (Benny) Butcher of Parkersburg, WV. 11 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren, brother Harry (Elizabeth ) Carpenter of Fla. He is perceded in death by his parents, Wife Dolly Carpenter, Son Terry Carpenter, and daughter Sandra Jones.
Friends mayjoin the family for visitation from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday May 8, at Adams-Reed Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be held at Noon Thursday May 9, at the funeral home with the Rev. Keith Williams officiating Burial will be in West Virginia Memorial Gardens.