Cover photo for Gregory James Carpenter's Obituary
Gregory James Carpenter Profile Photo
1967 Gregory 2021

Gregory James Carpenter

June 15, 1967 — January 4, 2021

Oakland, Tennessee

Gregory James Carpenter, age 53, resident of Oakland, Tennessee and husband of Brenda Carpenter, departed this life Monday evening, January 4, 2021.

Gregory was born June 15, 1967 in Memphis, Tennessee, the son of the late James Arthur Carpenter and the late Rachel Faye Fuller. He was employed as a car salesman for many years and was married January 19, 2008 to Brenda Carpenter. Gregory was a Christian, and he loved obtaining knowledge and living it out. God and family came first in his life. Music was his first love and he enjoyed listening to Lynyrd Skynyrd, old school cars and history.

Mr. Carpenter is survived by his wife, Brenda Carpenter of Oakland, TN; three daughters, Elizabeth Carpenter (Olajide) of Oakland, TN, April Bishop (Robby) of Atoka, TN and Holly Pilkington of Whiteville, TN; his son, Brady Sanders of Cordova, TN; two brothers, William Carpenter (Nancy) of Mason, TN and Michael Carpenter (Tina) of Arlington, TN; and nine grandchildren, Trey, Gracie, L.J., Liam, Dallas, Korbyn, Uhtred, Raylane and Braylen. He also leaves his three fur babies, Lil Jo, Ruth Quinn, and Bailey Tink. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Carpenter.

A Going Home Service for Mr. Carpenter was held at 2 P.M. Friday, January 29, 2021 at the Peebles West Funeral Chapel at Oakland.

The family requests that in lieu of memorials, put a smile on someone’s face.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Gregory James Carpenter, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Going Home Service

Friday, January 29, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Peebles West Funeral Chapel at Oakland

10670 U.S. 64, Somerville, TN 38068

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Photo Gallery

Visits: 1

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree