OBITUARY

George Charles Carpenter

August 13, 1941December 29, 2018

George C. Carpenter, of Rochester Hills, passed away on Dec. 29, 2018 at the age of 77. He was born in Pontiac, MI on Aug. 13, 1941 to his loving parents George W. and Georgina Carpenter. He went to school at Avondale High School before going to work at General Motors in fleet maintenance. He married his beloved wife Marilyn Carpenter on October 25, 2014. He was a proud member of the United Auto Workers. After finishing a long day at his job working with cars, he would go home to his favorite hobby, fixing and restoring cars.

George is survived by his wife; his adored children Michael (Teri) Carpenter, Kris (Tim Beebe) Taylor, Rich (Amy) Carpenter, Carrie (Tim Stricker) Carpenter and stepson Scott Russell; his grandchildren Ken, Rob, Rena, Mike, Brittany, and Mathew; his great-grandchildren Travis, Connor, Landon, Caitlin, Gabriel, Avery, Colt, Elliot, Mayson; and his step-grandchildren Ben Walle and Jess Walle.

Services will be held at Pixley Funeral Home located at 3530 Auburn Rd. Auburn Hills, MI 48326. Visitation will be on Wednesday Jan 2, 2019 from 2PM to 7PM. Services will be held on Thursday Jan 3, 2019 at 11AM with a short viewing at 10AM.

The family is asking that any donations be made, in memory of George Carpenter, to the American Cancer Institute.

  • FAMILY

  • Marilyn (nee Wiggins) Carpenter, Wife
  • Michael (Teri) Carpenter, Son
  • Kris Taylor (Tim Beebe), Daughter
  • Rich (Amy) Carpenter, Son
  • Carrie Carpenter (Tim Stricker), Daughter
  • Scott Russell, Stepson
  • Ken, Rob, Rena, Mike, Brittany, and Matthew, Grandchild
  • Travis, Connor, Landon, Caitlin, Gabriel, Avery, Colt, Elliott, and Mayson, Great Grandchild
  • Ben and Jess Walle, Step grandchildren
  • George W. Carpenter, Father
  • Georgine (nee Baily) Carpenter, Mother

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Wednesday, January 2, 2019
  • Visitation Thursday, January 3, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, January 3, 2019

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Burial
REMEMBERING

George Charles Carpenter

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John and Cathy Linderman

January 5, 2019

We are so sorry for your loss. John has alot of good memories with Rich and George back in the good old days! We know how hard it is to go thru this loss of someone who was our best friend. Always trying to make things better. Our prayers and thoughts are totally with you. Love to all of you.

RUSSELL & ROSEMARY MOORE

January 1, 2019

GEORGIE YOU WILL BE MISSED SO MUCH WE LOVED YOU AND ENJOYED GOING TO CONCERTS WITH YOU,,,,,YOUR GRUMPY SMILE I WILL MISS MOST.....RUSSELL WILL BE LOST AFTER HAVING YOU AROUND FOR 65 YEARS OF BEING GREAT FRIENDS ... THE COFFEE SHARED ALONG WITH ALL THE LIES WE TOLD EACH OTHER JUST KIDDING MY FRIEND ,,,R.I.P.

TO THE FAMILY I WISH YOU ALL PEACE BECAUSE HE'S HOME ..

RUSSELL & ROSEMARY MOORE

Deborah Carpenter

January 1, 2019

The best father in law, best family member, and a best friend. . I will definitely miss him and gram they are together for ever now. Loved them both.❤❤😓😓

FROM THE FAMILY