Jack S. Carpenter, age 84 of Maryville, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 16, 2021 at home. Jack was a mainstay of his community, dedicated to his family and church. He was one of the hardest working men on earth, and one of the best Ford parts managers ever. He was a near perfect husband and father. In 1956, Jack and Bobbie established their family home in the Nails Creek community, where he raised cattle and was a good neighbor and friend. He was a member and deacon of Cedar Grove Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, Moses Riley Carpenter and Hazel Medley; sisters, Erma Cooley, Barbara Peters and Mary Long. Survived by wife, Barbara "Bobbie" Carpenter; sons and daughters-in-law, Stan and Shirley Carpenter, Scott Carpenter and Peg Hambright; daughters, Janet Luttrell, Kae Carpenter; grandchildren, Brad Luttrell and Monique, Jason Luttrell and Amanda Bailey, Johna Luttrell, Hunter Todd; great-grandchildren, Chloe Noonan, Cara Bailey, Kenneth Bailey, Jr., Emma Luttrell; several nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee, 135 Harvest Lane, Maryville, TN 37801. Family and friends may come by and sign the book to pay their respects from 9:00 AM until 4:00 PM on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at Smith East Hall. Family and friends will assemble at 1:00 PM for Graveside Service and Interment on Friday, May 21, 2021 at Grandview Pavilion, 2316 Graves Road, Maryville, TN 37803. We have chosen a graveside service out of respect for everyone due to COVID. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com.
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