Randy Carpenter, age 65 of Mount Gilead died Friday, March 11, 2022, at his home. He was born on March 30, 1956, to Lawrence L. Carpenter and Della "Jane" (Lanum) Carpenter-Wireman.
Randy graduated from Cardington-Lincoln High School in 1974. He was a welder by trade and had worked for both Marion Power Shovel and Marengo Fabricated Steel.
Randy enjoyed both hunting and fishing. He was good with his hands and could make almost anything. His specialty was making beautiful knives.
In addition to his mother Jane and William Wireman, Randy is survived by his children; Chad Carpenter of Marion and Heather (John) Mackie of Pataskala; 3 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild; brother Leslie (Jane) Carpenter and sister Ronda (Donald) Collier, both of Cardington.
Randy was preceded in death by his father, Lawrence.
Friends may call on Monday March 14, 2022, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Gompf Funeral Home, 440 Center Street in Cardington. The funeral service will be held Tuesday March 15, 2022, at the funeral home at 11:00 AM with Pastor Darryl Moody officiating. Following the service, the burial will take place in the Glendale Cemetery.
Gompf Funeral Service of Cardington is honored to have been chosen to assist the Carpenter family with Randy's final wishes.
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