Lowell Edward Carpenter

October 16, 1929 ‒ February 08, 2020

Delaware, Ohio

Lowell Edward Carpenter, Sr., 90, of Delaware passed away on Saturday evening, February 8, 2020 at the Kobacker House surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on October 16, 1929 in Delaware, Ohio to the late Earl and Ethel (Zent) Carpenter. After high school, he proudly served his country as a PFC for the United States Army during the Korean War. On July 12, 1951, Lowell married the love of his life Geraldine Gloria Butts. Together they celebrated 50 years of marriage. Sadly, Geraldine passed away on May 8, 2002.

Lowell worked at Meadow Gold Dairy and Sanese Services, Inc. until his retirement in 1991.
In his younger years, he enjoyed family vacations, fishing, bowling, softball, playing football with the neighborhood kids and attending Cincinnati Reds games during the Big Red Machine era. He also liked watching NASCAR, football and old movies, especially John Wayne movies.

Left to cherish his memory are his children, LuAnn (Terry) Brown, Alan (Debbie) Carpenter, and Diana Carpenter; grandchildren, Michelle Brown, Terry (Kerry) Brown, Jr., Carissa (Jason) Lewis, Matt Carpenter, Samantha Carpenter, and Emily Carpenter; 5 great-grandchildren and extended family.

In addition to his parents and wife, Lowell was preceded in death by his son Lowell Edward Carpenter, Jr. and his brother Harry Eldon Carpenter.

A memorial gathering for family and friends will be held on Saturday afternoon, February 15, 2020 from 3 – 6 pm at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive (formerly 1510 W. William Street), Delaware.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Lowell’s memory may be made to the Kobacker House, 800 McConnell Drive, Columbus, OH 43214.

The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center of Delaware is honored to serve the Carpenter family.

To share a fond memory of Lowell or to offer a condolence to his family, please visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

  • LuAnn, Alan, Diana,
    I am deeply sorry for your loss, your dad was an awesome man and will be missed. I remember stories that my dad would tell about the two of them playing ball together.
    To my children Carissa and Matt Carpenter I love you both more than words can say, your grandpa will live on in your hearts. Be proud hold your head high you came from an incredible family.

  • Alan, Deb, Sam, & Emily,

    So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Our condolences,
    Dave, Lisa, Lauren & Ryan Frase

  • Diana, our deepest condolences to you and your family during this difficult time. Your family is in out thoughts and prayers.

  • Deb, Alan, Samantha and Emily,

    I am so sorry for the loss of someone so important to all of you. May you find peace in pleasant memories and comfort in our Heavenly Father’s love.

    Allyson, Buddy, Delaney and Garrett Woods

  • Diana,

    You have both of our heartfelt sympathies. Peace and love to you and your family as you lay your dad to rest. <3

    John and Jenn Evans

  • Diana,

    Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. We hope the positive memories of your dad will remain with you.

    The Baird Family

  • LuAnn, Alan, and Diana,

    I can’t say how sorry I am about your dad. Watching the video and seeing my parents in the pictures was sad but heart-warming. They’re all gone now. Prayers for you all during this hard time. Still trying to get over losing my dad 2 years ago.

  • Dear Diana,
    We are sad to hear this news of the loss of your dad. Know we are thinking of you. Love, Keith and Diana

  • Debbie and family so sorry for your loss,always remember your good times.Thinking of you all. Beth Sacher