He was born
Don retired from farming, he was a melon, grain and
Duroc hog farmer. He was a member of the Old Union Christian Church in
Poseyville, where he was a deacon, elder and chairman of the board for several
years. He graduated from
Don was preceded by his parents, a brother Bob; and a sister, Joann Saxe.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Joetta (Ward) Carpenter; daughters and sons-in-law, Donna and Steve Maple of Kokomo, Karen and Gerald Wright of Owensville and Karlene and Steve Garrett of Carmi, Ill.; grandchildren, Jason and Alisha Maple Sweet, Nick and Lindsey Maple, Derek and Katie Wright, Brandon and Natalie Wright and Adam Garrett; great-grandchildren, Lilly Maple, Bauer Maple, Trenton Sweet and Avery Wright; brother, Roy and (Diane) Carpenter; brother-in-law, G.A. and (Beverly) Ward; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be
Visitation will be Monday from to at Holders Funeral Home.