Robert Eugene Carpenter Sr. (age 95) of Davison went to be with his Lord and Savior on August 18, 2021 at McLaren - Flint.
Robert was born January 11, 1926 in Flint, Michigan to the late Harry and Ruby [O’Connor] Carpenter. He served his country honorably in the U.S. Navy during WW II, and retired from General Motors. Robert enjoyed spending time at his place in the UP, hunting, fishing, going to auction sales, and repairing tractors.
Robert is survived by his sons: Robert (Jane), James (Lisa), Dennis (Laura), 7 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandchildren, sister Shirley Whitehead, and many nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Goldie, siblings: Harry, Herbert, Mary and Donna.
Cremation has taken place, and a Celebration of Robert’s Life will take place 12:00 PM on Saturday August 28, 2021 at the First Baptist Church of Davison, 208 East 4th Street, Davison, Michigan, where family and friends may visit 1 hour prior to services. Arrangements entrusted to Jansen Family Funeral Home - Columbiaville. Memorial contributions in memory of Robert may be made to the American Cancer Society. Share memories, condolences, and pictures with the family at www.jansenfuneralhome.com.
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