Melvin L. Carpenter

Melvin L. Carpenter, 74, died Friday, August 30, 2019, in Pensacola.

Mr. Carpenter was a native and former resident of Atmore who had resided in Bay Minette for the past 59 years. Of the Baptist faith, he was a retired machinist from Atlantic Marine and Alabama Dry Dock with more than 30 years of service.

The funeral was held at 2 p.m., Friday, Sept. 6, at Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Sis. Eloise Stewart officiating. Burial followed at Serenity Garden Cemetery with Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home directing.

Mr. Carpenter is survived by one son, John “Randy” (Donna) Carpenter of P...