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Rufus Carpenter

Rufus Allen Carpenter

Thursday, June 16th, 1932 - Thursday, July 4th, 2019
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Obituary

Rufus Allen Carpenter, 87 of Milton, FL, passed away Thursday, July 4, 2019.

Rufus was the son of the late Allen and Gladys Carpenter. He was a retired Monsanto employee, with 37 years of service. He was a life-long member of Milton First Assembly of God Church and a member of Pace Masonic Lodge for over 40 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and an infant brother, Jerry Don Carpenter.

Rufus is survived by his wife of 68 years, Myrtice Carpenter of Milton, FL; two sons, Wayne (MaryAnn) Carpenter and Scott (Debbie) Carpenter; three daughters, Debbie Williams, Jerry (William) Saterfield and Sandy (Tim) Peloke; nine grandchildren, Jeremy, Angel (Michael), Joy (Cory), Adrian, Amanda, Julie (Daniel), Bayleigh, Kersey, and Whitney; and seven great-grandchildren, Autumn, Tucker, Easton, Tripp, Ella, Addison, Emory.

Funeral Services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, July 7, 2019, at Lewis Funeral Home, Milton Chapel, with Rev. Fred Rogers officiating. Burial will follow services in Milton Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jerry Williams, Michael Nowling, Jerry Kersey, Phillip Kersey, Clifton Wheeler and David McNew.

Visitation will be held 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., prior to the services.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Covenant Hospice and Pruitt Health for the love and care given to our dad and family through this time.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, July 7th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    When
    Sunday, July 7th, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Location
    Lewis Funeral Home, Milton Chapel
    Address
    6405 Highway 90 West
    MILTON, FL 32570
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Sunday, July 7th, 2019 | 3:00pm
    When
    Sunday, July 7th, 2019 3:00pm
    Location
    Lewis Funeral Home, Milton Chapel
    Address
    6405 Highway 90 West
    MILTON, FL 32570
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    Milton Cemetery
    Address
    Berryhill Road
    MILTON, FL 32570
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