Michael Lynn Carpenter, 73

Published 10:21 am Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Michael Lynn Carpenter, 73, passed away on March 20, 2023, at Baptist Memorial Hospital – North Mississippi  in Oxford.

He was born in Memphis,  on March 7, 1950, to Delma Lee Halfacer and Treadwell Thomas Carpenter. He loved fishing, camping, building engines, watching John Wayne and Clint Eastwood movies, Gunsmoke and Wheel of Fortune.

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He especially loved his family and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and his dogs, Milly and Cowboy.

Theresa Carpenter of St. Louis, MO; three daughters, Alyssa Carpenter of Batesville,  Tracey Carpenter of Port St. Lucia, FL, and Jennifer Pickett (Lee) of Millington, TN; one son, Kevin Carpenter (Lisa) of Memphis; one brother, Richard Thomas Carpenter (Brenda) of Bartlett, TN; twelve grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Barbara Moore and his parents.

A memorial service was held  on Saturday, March 25, at Dickins Funeral Home in Batesville. Dickins Funeral Home was honored to have charge of arrangements.