Robert “Bob” Eugene Carpenter – Sesser, IL

Robert “Bob” Eugene Carpenter, 82, of Sesser, passed away on October 30, 2019.

He was born on April 14, 1937 in Christopher, IL to Arthur and Lula (Rogers) Carpenter. He married Billie (Boles) Carpenter on July 8, 1960 and she survives of Sesser.

He is also survived by his two sons Mike (Shari) Carpenter of Mulkeytown and Dennis (Darcy) Carpenter of Christopher; grandsons Matt Carpenter and fiancé Allison Donsbach of Effingham, IL, Todd (Loryn) Carpenter of Scheller, IL and Dalton Carpenter of Christopher; great grandchildren Adalyn, Zayden, Cole, Cain, and Addilyn.

He was preceded in death by his parents and six brothers and sisters Kenneth Carpenter, Velma Irvin, Genell Reed, Claude Carpenter, Ester Buller and Ray Carpenter.
He was a coal miner, a member of the UMWA and a Veteran of the United States Army.
Funeral services will be on Sunday November 3, 2019 at 2:00 PM at the Brayfield-Gilbert Funeral Home in Sesser with Brother Larry Cook officiating. Visitation will be on Sunday from 12:00 PM until the time of the service at 2:00 PM at the funeral home. Burial will be at Maple Hill Cemetery in Sesser.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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