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Lawrence “Larry" R. Carpenter


Lawrence "Larry" R. Carpenter

Raleigh - Lawrence "Larry " R. Carpenter, age 80, peacefully passed away Monday Sept. 20, 2021, at Transitions LifeCare in Raleigh North Carolina fighting COVID-19 for the last month, even though vaccinated.

Immediate family members are wife, Nancy, of 56 years of Raleigh; son, Charles of Raleigh; daughter, Susanne of Raleigh; and sister Judie Klavon of Geneseo, Illinois.

Larry was born on March 14, 1941 in Rock Island to Charles and Patricia (Bleuer) Carpenter. Larry graduated from Rock Island High School. He worked at Desauliniers Printing for 27 years. Larry raised his family in Geneseo. He loved metal detecting, Dad jokes and his beloved Carolina Panthers football team.

His children will scatter his ashes on a future date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.

Posted online on September 28, 2021

Published in Geneseo Republic