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Robert Lee Carpenter
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RETSIL — Robert Lee Carpenter, died at Retsil Veterans Home on Aug. 2. He was 93.

He joined the Navy Nov. 12, 1941 and served onboard USS Dunlap (DD-384). He received a medical discharge in 1944 for illness incurred while serving in the South Pacific. As a civilian, he worked for several years at a King County Christian camp.

He is survived by his wife, Virginia; children, Dale Carpenter, Dean Carpenter, Judy Greear, and Joyce Carpenter; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A memorial service is scheduled for Aug. 17, 1 p.m., at Alderwood Community Church in Lynnwood. Internment will be at a later date at Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent.

In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorial contributions to Young Life, P.O. Box 520, Colorado Springs, CO 80901; or Washington Veterans Home, 1141 Beach Drive, Retsil, WA 98378.

— Family of Robert Lee Carpenter

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