Linda Kay (Lasher) Bray, 79, of Webster Springs, formerly of Jellico, TN passed away at her daughter’s residence in Webster Springs on Saturday, February 25, 2023. Linda is the mother of Cathy Pettry. Cathy and her husband Matt are owners of Dodd-Reed and Adams-Reed Funeral Homes. Please keep Cathy and her family in your thoughts and prayers during this time.
R. David Carpenter ,
R. David Carpenter, 67, of Hurricane formerly of Huntington, died Monday, February 13, 2023 in St. Mary’s Medical Center from complications of open-heart surgery. David was born February 13, 1956 in Huntington, a son of the late Robert D. and Evelyn Edwards Carpenter. He was a third-generation graduate of The Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science and received his Master’s Degree from Marshall University. He was a Funeral Director with the family business, Klingel-Carpenter Mortuary, regional safety director for Stewart Enterprises, past owner of First Street Exxon and an avid bowler. David is survived by his love and best friend of 25 years, Willa Spradling of Hurricane; his son Chad David Carpenter; two grandchildren Jaiden and Bindi all of Hurricane; a brother Tim D. (Bonnie) Carpenter of Huntington; a host of nieces and nephews and the family cat Simba. Private Graveside for the family will be in Ridgelawn Memorial Park. Expressions of Sympathy may be made to Little Victories. A Celebration of David’s Life will be held Saturday, February 18, 2023 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Klingel-Carpenter Mortuary. Please visit David’s Tribute Wall at www.klingelcarpenter.com