TAHLEQUAH, Ok -- U.S. Veteran Harley Wayne Carpenter , 69, of Collinsville, OK passed away Sunday, June 19, 2016 in Collinsville. He was born March 30, 1947 in Claremore, OK to Kenneth Carpenter and the former Minnie Mae Terrell.
Visitation will be 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at the Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday, June 23, 2016 at the Faith Fellowship Church with Rev. Kelvin Limbocker officiating.
Mr. Carpenter had lived in Collinsville since 1978. Harley attended Sequoyah Vocational School, 7th grade, 1960 and 8th grade in 1961. He was a member of the local V.F.W. having served in the United States Marine Corps, 1964-1971. He retired from Sun Oil Company in 2006.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann Carpenter of the home. 6 children: Lynelle Carpenter of Houston, TX., Karen Carpenter of Collinsville, Kenneth Carpenter and his wife Regina of Collinsville, Matthew Carpenter and his wife Candy of Collinsville, Holly Carpenter of Collinsville and Carrie Brasel and her husband Matt of Ramona. 3 Sisters; Shirley Freydenlund of Tulsa, Twila Riter of Tulsa and De Anna Carpenter of Tulsa, 1 brother: Benjamin Carpenter of Guthrie. He is also survived by 8 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
He preceded in death by his parents, and 3 brothers: Bill, Matt and Willard, 2 sisters: Molly Carpenter (Seq. Jr. 1961) and Jane.