Randy A. Carpenter


Randy A. Carpenter, 60, of Seymour passed away Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, at home surrounded by his loving family.

Born April 16, 1955, in Greencastle, he was the son of Kenneth and Doris Jane Hamm Carpenter both of whom survive. On Feb. 4, 1978, in Warsaw, he married the love of his life, Deborah “Debbie” Hipskind who survives.

Randy was a member of Seymour First Baptist Church and worked as an engineer at Valeo Sylvania for 25 years until his retirement. He was a proud member of the National Rifle Association and enjoyed carpentry and woodworking.

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Other survivors include his daughter, Dr. Jamie (Chris) Brummett; two grandchildren, Eli and Will Brummett; brother, Rick Carpenter; sister, Micki (Scott) Gareiss; sisters-in-law, Diane Carpenter and Yolanda (Al) Kuta; brother-in-law, Terry (Linda) Hipskind; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his son, Douglas Carpenter; and a brother, Gary Carpenter.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. today at Seymour First Baptist Church. Burial will be at Riverview Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service today at the church.

Memorials may be made to Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health or Seymour First Baptist Church.