Gary Carpenter

Friday, November 24, 2006

July 7, 1960-Nov. 23, 2006

Gary Jay Carpenter, 46, Greenwood, died Thursday of lung cancer.

Born in Greencastle, he was the son of Kenneth and Jane Carpenter who survive. He married Diane Grove Aug. 29, 1987, and she survives.

He was a 1978 graduate of South Putnam High School and a 1982 graduate of Indiana State University.

He was a database administrator at Wellpoint and previously worked for the State of Indiana.

Additional survivors include a daughter, Kimberly; two brothers, Randy and wife Debbie Carpenter, and Rick Carpenter; a sister, Micki Gareiss and husband Scott; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at G.H. Herrmann Greenwood Funeral Home, 1605 S. Ind. 135, Greenwood. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.

Visitation is 3-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be sent to the Lung Cancer Alliance, 888 16th St. NW, Suite 800, Washington, D.C. 20006 or