Scott Alan Carpenter, 41, of Sturgis, died Sunday, July 4, 2010, at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo.
He was born March 2, 1969, in Sturgis, a son of Douglas James and Linda Sue (Persing) Carpenter. He had been a Sturgis resident all his life.
On Sept. 19, 2007, he married Rmentie Inez (Mendy) Keifer in Centreville.
He was self-employed in construction, Hannapel Home Center in Sturgis, RV manufacturing at Coachman, and Morgan-Olsen of Sturgis for eight years.
He enjoyed yard work and was known to be able to fix anything.
Surviving are his very loving wife, Rmentie Inez Carpenter of Sturgis; two daughters, Kaila Riquelle Wright and Kirstan Kay Sawyer, both of White Pigeon; a son, Noah Ronald-Lee Rowe of Sturgis; a grandson, Seth Benjamine Wright; mother, Linda S. Carpenter, and father, Douglas J. Carpenter of Sturgis; a brother, Chad (Paula) Carpenter of Sturgis; two sisters, Danielle (David) Carpenter-Garl, Amanda (Daniel Keifer) Carpenter of Sturgis; loving mother-in-law and father-in-law, Dan and Jamie Hershberger of Sturgis; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousin and many friends.
He was preceeded in death by his grandparents.
Visitation is 4-6 p.m. Thursday at Farrand Funeral Home in White Pigeon. A funeral service will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with Mr. Gary Gray officiating. Cremation will follow services.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the family. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.