Lonnie Lyn Carpenter

Published 10:15 am Friday, November 11, 2022

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Lonnie Lyn Carpenter, 60, of Advance, NC entered his heavenly home on Monday evening, Nov. 7, 2022.

Lonnie was born on July 15, 1962, in Charlotte, Mich., son of the late Karl Keith Carpenter and Jane Ann (Smith) Carpenter. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Steve Carpenter.

In life, Lonnie graduated from Munising High School. He chose a career in the flooring industry where he worked as a forklift driver until he retired in 2015 due to disability. In April of 2013, Lonnie married his wife Donna (Connell) Carpenter in Conway, S.C. Lonnie was a Christian man and was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Cooleemee. Lonnie enjoyed fishing and he loved his dog Cooper.

Lonnie is survived by: his wife, Donna Carpenter of Advance; a son, Christopher Carpenter (Tiffany) of Leland; 3 daughters, Michelle Cox of Concord, Carrie Nichols of Salisbury, and Katie Shubert (Dylan) of Lexington; his brother, Scott Carpenter (Julie) of Michigan; 3 sisters, Karen Robinson (Craig) of Michigan, Melinda Schlueter of Florida, and Faith Bowen (Dean) of Ohio; 3 grandchildren, Jason, Zachary, and Kandace; his best friend, Nick Sciortino; and his loving dog, Cooper.

On Friday, Nov. 11, a visitation for Lonnie will be held at Victory Baptist Church in Cooleemee from noon-1 p.m.  Following visitation at 1, the funeral service will be held at Victory Baptist.  Lonnie will be laid to rest in Rowan Memorial Park.

We, the staff at Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville, are honored to serve the Carpenter Family.