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242 Orange Street
Phone: 325-677-6246
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Kenneth Carpenter

Kenneth Lloyd Carpenter Sr.

Friday, April 12th, 1963 - Thursday, March 5th, 2020
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Rev. Kenneth Lloyd Carpenter Sr. departed this life Thursday, March 5th, 2020 after a long and tough battle with Cancer. A Life Celebration Service will be held Friday March 13, 2020 at 11am at the Trinity Baptist Church in Abilene, TX with burial to follow at the Texas State Veterans Cemetery. Visitation will be held Thursday, March 12 from 6-8pm at the North's Funeral Home Chapel.
Kenneth was born April 12, 1963 in Los Angeles CA. to the late Alvin and Jacqueline Carpenter, Sr. He graduated from Compton High School spring of 1984 and joined the United States Air Force August of 1985. After Completing his duties with the United States Air Force, He then started his career as an over the road truck driver. He accepted his calling into the ministry in 1994. Later years he spent his time serving as the Pastor of Holiday Hills Baptist Church for 7 years before resigning December 2018. Kenneth enjoyed outreach, and believed that was the heart of the church. He became very active within the community. Kenneth was a part of Connecting Caring Communities, the Citizen's Police Academy, House of Faith, and the Alameda Project. His favorite past time became riding along with the Abilene Police Department. August 30, 2019 Kenneth took on his role as the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Chaplain for the Price Daniel Unit.
Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents and older sister Renee Williams (Earl).
He leaves to cherish his memories and celebration of his life with Loving wife of 31 years, Cheryl Hays Carpenter, son Kenneth Carpenter Jr. of California, daughter Tiffany Hays, Daughter Stephanie Carpenter, son Kenneth Adrian Carpenter all of Abilene, TX, his grandsons Kayden, Juan, Lawson, and Corey. Siblings Terrel Tisdale (Thomas) and Alvin Carpenter Jr., and a host of Cousins, nieces, nephews and many friends.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, March 12th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Thursday, March 12th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    North's Funeral Home
    242 Orange St.
    Abilene, TX 79601
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  • Service

    Friday, March 13th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Friday, March 13th, 2020 11:00am
    Trinity Baptist Church
    871 Woodlawn Dr.
    Abilene, TX 79603
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  • Interment

    Texas State Veterans Cemetery
    7457 W. Lake Rd
    Abilene, TX 79601
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James Boone

Posted at 09:48pm
Death can never take a good man away, for, in the hearts of the people he inspired, the legacy remains and continuous throughout generations. He was a great husband, father, teacher & friend. His life was an inspiration to me and many others may his soul find eternal rest. God Bless my friend & brother......

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Cheryl, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Big Hugs sent your way!!
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We pray the love of God enfolds you during your journey through grief. We love you & praying for you. From Life Changing Women Ministry at Life Church
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Steve Thomas

Posted at 07:03pm
May God provide the strength that you will need to travel through this exit in your life knowing that HE will never leave or forsake you. And HE will just as we will. May GOD continue to Bless and you. Steve and Rose 🌹 Thomas.

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