Lonnie Lamar Carpenter, 80, passed away Wednesday, November 17, 2021. He is the son of the late Benson Kenneth Carpenter, Sr. and Zora Latham Carpenter. He is also preceded in death by two sons, Marty Carpenter and Brandon Carpenter.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 20, 2021 at Gordon Funeral Chapel, 1904 Lancaster Ave., Monroe, NC 28112. The family will receive friends prior to the service at 10:00 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. at Gordon Funeral Service. Burial will take place at Lakeland Memorial Park immediately following the service.

Lonnie retired from Teledyne Allvac after many years of service. He loved to farm and was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church in Monroe. Most of all, Lonnie loved his family and friends.

Lonnie is survived by his loving wife, Judy Carpenter of Monroe; his sister, Della Schlappich and husband Larry of Monroe; sisters-in-law, Wanda Henderson, Joan Hunnicutt, Phyllis Broome and Peggy Haney; daughter-in-law, Stephanie Carpenter; brother-in law Don Broome; granddaughters Caylee Carpenter and Carsyn Price and a number of nieces and nephews.

A special thank you to Kelly and Ken.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to be made to Hew Hope United Methodist Church, 3221 Plyler Mill Rd., Monroe, NC 28112.

Online condolences may be made at www.gordonfuneralservice.com.

Gordon Funeral Service & Crematory is caring for the Carpenter family.