Roger A. Carpenter, age 80, passed away on October 6, 2017. He was born on May 10, 1937 in Toledo, Ohio.
Roger retired as a Professional Window Cleaner after 62 years of service. He built many life-long friendships along the way. Roger was an avid bowler, member of the Knights of Pythias and was proud of his 3 300-rings. He enjoyed free time golfing with his family and friends. Roger absolutely loved his family and spending time with them. He especially enjoyed camping, traveling, bar-b-ques, making his infamous margaritas and holidays.
Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 43 years, Shirley; children, Ann Carpenter, Nancy Krouse, Barb (Rick) Moser, Frances Goucher, David (Marge) Krouse, Kim Holder, Gary (Lois) Krouse, Douglas (Charity) Krouse; 15 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren; “best bro” for 51 years, Gary Handy. Roger was preceded by his mother, Wilma Jean Carpenter; son, John Krouse Jr.; granddaughter, Christina Krouse and grandsons, Christopher Michael Krouse and Scott Patrick Krouse.
The family will receive guests on Monday, October 9, 2017 from 2-8:00 p.m. at Newcomer Funeral Home, 4752 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo (419-381-1900). The Funeral Service will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday. Entombment will be at Ottawa Hills Memorial Park.
The family requests donations to Promedica Ebeid Hospice or the Cherry Street Mission.
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