WATERLOO — Bradley H. “Brad” Carpenter, 59, of Waterloo, died Saturday, Jan. 6, at Covenant Medical Center.
He was born June 29, 1958, in Waterloo, the son of Howard and Virginia McNeil Carpenter. He married Kathy Schilling on July 17, 1993, in Waterloo.
Brad attended Waterloo West High School and then served in the U.S. Army. He was the owner and operator of Brad Carpenter Construction.
Survived by: his wife; four sons, Michael (Dana) Schilling and Robert (Kari) Thompson, both of Waterloo, Brent (Heather) Carpenter of Evansdale, and Phillip (Amber) Thompson of Waterloo; 19 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three sisters, Barb (Pete) Christensen of Waterloo and Bev (Rich) Patterson and Brenda Richards, both of Colorado; and two brothers, Bruce (Laurie) Carpenter of Colorado and Blaine Carpenter of Waterloo.
Preceded in death by: his parents; a son, Jonathan Thompson; a brother, Brian “Butch” Carpenter; father-in-law, Everoul Schilling; and a brother-in-law, Jack Richardson.
Services: 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 12, at Kearns Funeral Service, Kimball Chapel, with burial at a later date. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, at Kearns Funeral Service.Memorials: may be directed to the family.
Condolences may be left at www.kearnsfuneralservice.com.
Brad enjoyed hunting and playing Wii golf and bowling, but he lived to fish. He was completely selfless and had a heart of gold. He especially loved his family and taking his grandchildren fishing with him.