Wally F. Carpenter, age 89, of Columbus, passed away March 29, 2020. Retired military career with U.S. Navy. Was longtime and active member of Walnut Hill United Methodist Church. Wally was a school bus driver with Hamilton Township Schools for many years. Preceded in death by wife, Mary Carpenter; parents, French and Nellie Carpenter; brothers, Harold and Lindsay Carpenter; sister, Jean Jankowski. Survived by daughter, Diane (Robert) Sokol; son, Eric Lynch; granddaughter, McKenna Sokol; grandson, Zachary Scharf; brothers, Clifford Paul Carpenter and Lowell “Thomas” Carpenter; sisters, Zella White and Freeda Case; many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Due to the current health restrictions a private family service will be held Thursday, April 2, 2020 at GRAUMLICH FUNERAL HOME, 1351 S. High Street, Columbus, Ohio, Burial with military honors to follow at Walnut Hill Cemetery, 975 Rathmell Rd., Columbus, Ohio 43207 on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 11:30 a.m., with Pastor Thomas Knauff officiating.
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