Obituary for Dwayne Carpenter
Dwayne Elliott Carpenter, 58, a 14-year resident of Edgewater and previously of Lothian, MD, passed away at his home on February 16, 2017. Born on August 8, 1958 in Washington, DC to the late Sponcello and Preston Carpenter, Sr., Dwayne was a self-employed construction contractor. He was a sports fan, particularly of the Washington Redskins, but Dwayne most enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
In addition to his parents, Dwayne was preceded in death by a brother, John, and sister, Loys.
He is survived by his loving wife of 19 years, Dana Carpenter; four children, Joseph and Michele Carpenter, both of Huntingtown, MD and Justin and Benjamin Carpenter, both of Edgewater, MD; eight brothers, Preston, James, Thomas, Donald, Jeffrey, Michael, Richard and Charles; five sisters, Yvonne, Doris, Gloria, Patricia and Carol Ann; one sister-in-law, Kim Cibak; two brothers-in law, Jim (Dee Dee) Cibak and Craig (Joanna) Cibak; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends are invited to celebrate Dwayne’s life with his family on Thursday, February 23, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the George P. Kalas Funeral Home, 2973 Solomons Island Road, Edgewater, MD where Dwayne’s funeral service will be held on Friday, February 24 at 11 a.m. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 (www.st.jude.org).
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