Johnny Edward Carpenter, of Harrisburg, NC, passed away in Panama City, FL on June 7, 2016 at the age of 85.
Johnny was born on June 24, 1930 in Tampa, FL. He retired from Carolina Marking Devices where he worked as a linotype operator. Most recently he worked at Harrisburg Hardware part time. In his younger days, he was a fabulous water skier, avid golfer, drag racer and mechanic.
Johnny is survived by his wife, Brenda Carpenter; son, Michael (Debbie) Carpenter of Marietta, GA; daughter, Michelle (Darren) Furr of Harrisburg; sister, Jenny Carpenter of Gastonia; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He is preceded in death by his brother Howard Carpenter of Akron, OH and his sister, Marie Costner of Gastonia.
A visitation will be held in the fellowship hall at Harrisburg Presbyterian Church on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 from 6 - 8pm.