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Edd Carpenter

Edd Carpenter

Monday, September 15th, 1930 - Tuesday, November 10th, 2020
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Obituary

Edd Carpenter, 90, of Iraan, passed away on Tuesday, November 10, 2020, at the Iraan General Hospital.

Edd was born on September 15, 1930, in Stephenville, Texas. He married the love of his life, Wanda Thurman on December 24, 1949. They moved to Iraan in 1953 where he began his career as a field gauger and pumper. Edd retired from Ashland Oil in 1991.

Edd loved being outdoors hunting, raising cows, and riding on his Kabota tractor. He and Wanda enjoyed working together in their front yard spending countless hours having beautiful shrubs and lush green grass.
Edd loved his family and spending time with them was most important.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Rayford Carpenter and Brooks Carpenter; three sisters, Jimmie Dixon, Laverne Haggard, and Ernlee Ratliff.

Edd is survived by his wife of 70 years, Wanda Carpenter of Iraan; his children, Eddie Carpenter and his wife Sheryl of Centerville, Texas, Kathy Pearce and her husband John of Giddings, Texas, and Terry Carpenter and his wife Jana of Rockport, Texas; sister, LouAn Kelly of Burleson, Texas; 14 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; and 3 great great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at the First Baptist Church in Iraan with Reverend Eric Bayer and Bobby Parmer officiating. Burial will follow in the Carpenter Family Cemetery at the family ranch in Crockett County. Services can be viewed live on the First Baptist Church
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Arrangements are under the care and direction of Shaffer-Nichols Funeral Home of Crane.

The family request memorials be made to the Parkinson Foundation in memory of Edd at www.parkinson.org; or to the First Baptist Church in Iraan.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, November 17th, 2020 | 11:00am - 12:30pm
    When
    Tuesday, November 17th, 2020 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Location
    First Baptist Church of Iraan
    Address
    421 Harte Street
    Iraan, Texas 79744
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  • Service

    Tuesday, November 17th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, November 17th, 2020 1:00pm
    Location
    First Baptist Church of Iraan
    Address
    421 Harte Street
    Iraan, Texas 79744
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Reverend Eric Bayer
    Co-Celebrant
    Bobby Parmer
  • Interment

    Tuesday, November 17th, 2020 |
    When
    Tuesday, November 17th, 2020
    Location
    Carpenter Family Cemetery
    Address
    Address Not Available
    Iraan, Texas 79744
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