Ransdall Lee Carpenter Sr., age 75 of Gravel Switch, died Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at his residence. He was born January 24, 1938 to the late Edward Harlan and Ila Virginia McCarty Carpenter. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two aunts, Elsie (Farris) Carpenter and Lovertta (Clifton) Chandler.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Wanda "Ted" Raikes Carpenter of Gravel Switch; three sons, Ransdall "Randy" (Lana) Carpenter Jr. and Brian (Anita) Carpenter of Gravel Switch, and Todd (Lottie Smothers) Carpenter of Lebanon; one aunt, Dorothy (Ray) Molen of Harrodsburg; six grandchildren, Brandi (Chris) Carpenter Thomas of Perryville, Kara Carpenter, Anna Carpenter, and Michael Carpenter of Lebanon, and Lee carpenter and Harley Carpenter of Gravel Switch; and two great-grandchildren, Bryan Tyler Carpenter and Aiden Brantley Carpenter also survive along with a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Ransdall Lee Carpenter Sr. will be conducted at 11:00 AM Saturday, January 11, 2014 at the Campbell-DeWitt Funeral Home with burial in the Carpenter Cemetery in Gravel Switch.
The family requests visitation after 5:00 PM on Friday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Heritage Hospice of Danville.
Campbell-DeWitt Funeral home is in charge of all arrangements.