Robert D. Carpenter, 83, passed away on Sunday, March 11, 2018, at his home in Oakland, MS. He was born on July 7, 1934 in Crowder, MS to Mary Nolan and Vernon Carpenter.
Mr. Carpenter was an avid golfer, and enjoyed horse racing and coin collecting. He especially loved spending time with his fur babies, Chloe and Toby, who he loved very much.
He is survived by his loving family which includes three daughters, Kathy Simmons (Phil) and Annette Myers, all of AR and Anita Weatherford of MS; three sons, Eddie Carpenter (Frieda) of TN and Doyle Carpenter and Gary Carpenter (Nina Davis) all from AR; one nephew David Dolea; his twin sister, Mary Loyce Hall of TN; his brother Coy Carpenter of MS; thirteen grandchildren; twenty-five great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Dora O. Carpenter; one son, Troy Carpenter (Rita); his parents and several brothers and sisters.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on March 15, 2018 at Dickins Funeral Home in Batesville. Dickins Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.