Scott Carpenter, 58, passed away unexpectedly Friday, August 15, 2014, in Breckenridge, Colo.
Scott was born on Saturday, May 19, 1956, in Ottawa, Kan., the beloved son of Bob & Barbara Carpenter of Gardner, Kan.
He grew up in Ottawa and graduated from Ottawa High School with the class of 1974 and continued his education at Fort Scott Community College. In 1978, Scott moved to Breckenridge.
Scott was a builder in the Breckenridge area, where he built his own home, filling it with collected antiques.
He was the ultimate mountain man and loved all of nature and the outdoors.
We will never forget you Bud.
Survivors include his parents; sister, Cara Carpenter, of Gardner; aunt, Pat Harris and husband Chuck, of Huntington Beach, Calif.; uncle, Tom Hickman and wife Barbara, of Ottawa; and several cousins.
Cremation is planned. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Aug. 30, 2014, at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Ottawa, Kan. The family suggests memorial contributions to Divine Mercy Parish c/o Dengel & Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory, Ottawa, KS 66067. An online guest book is available at www.dengelmortuary.com.