Dewey Carpenter Sr. 77, of Garysburg, passed away Tuesday September 6, 2022.
Dewey was a Carpenter by trade but worked 30 years with the Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. in Raleigh, NC were he later retired.
He loved being the life of the party and making people laugh, he also had a love for music and playing his guitar.
Dewey was born in Clarkton, NC November 19, 1944 to the late Charlie Lee Carpenter Sr. and Annie Batten Carpenter.
He was preceded in death by two daughters Sylvia J Carroll, Wendy S Carpenter and his siblings Charlie L Carpenter Jr., Jessie M Cornell, Willie Carpenter and Sarah Carpenter.
Dewey was survived by his wife Mary Jane Carpenter, his daughters, Dinelle Kovalaske Stone of Prince George, VA, Tammy C. Avery (John) of Clayton Dewey E. Carpenter Jr (Sandy) of Louisburg, Westley P. Carpenter (Maranda) of Garysburg, David L. Carpenter of Archie Lodge and his siblings Evelyn Carpenter, Kenneth Carpenter, Sandra Hughes, Bobby Carpenter, Mary Frances Delbridge and Elizabeth Foley. 14 Grandchildren and 33 Great Grandchildren.
His final wishes were to donate his body to science in order to help others.
Service will be held Tuesday September 13th at 6pm in the chapel of Wrenn Clarke and Hagan Funeral Home of Roanoke Rapids.
There will be a private burial at a later date.