Mr. Robert “Bobby” Franklin Carpenter of Traskwood, Arkansas, departed this life on Saturday, January 30, 2021, at the age of 45. He was born August 18, 1975 in Newport, and was a graduate of Cedar Ridge High School in Newark.
Mr. Carpenter was self-employed, and a member of Centerpoint Church in Bryant. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed, family, church, fishing, hunting, and cooking. He had a knack for carpentry, and could build most anything. Mr. Carpenter had a larger than life personality, and a friendly, outgoing manner. He never met a stranger, and if he knew you, rest assured that he considered you a friend. Mr. Carpenter had an especially strong love for his family. They were always his main concern.
Mr. Carpenter is survived by his wife, Mary Elizabeth (Scott) Carpenter of the home; three sons, Will Carpenter and wife, Alonna, of Cushman, Nathan Carpenter of Sulphur Rock, and Garrett Carpenter of Sulphur Rock; two daughters, Jessika Reed and husband, Cole, of Hot Springs Village, and Jodie Casey and husband, Jeremy, of Malvern; his mother and step-father, Ruth (Bridgeman) and Jim Haynes of Tularosa, New Mexico; his father and step-mother, Dennis and Laura Carpenter of Magness; one brother, Travis Haynes and wife, Holly, of Tularosa, New Mexico; two sisters, Brandy Johnson and husband, Ryan of Ft. Worth, Texas, and Ashley Patterson and husband, Troy, of Tularosa, New Mexico; seven grandchildren, Kamma Reed, Briar Carpenter, Colby Reed, Amanni Eligio, Jaylee Casey, Brantley Casey, and Rusher Reed; several nieces and nephews; many other relatives; and a lifetime of friends.
Friends may visit at Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home Chapel, Saturday, February 6, 2021 beginning at 9:30 a.m. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 a.m.
Arrangements by Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home.