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James "Strom" Thurmond Carpenter

Mr. James “Strom” Thurmond Carpenter, age 73, entered into rest on Wednesday July 15th, 2020 at Pruitt Heath of Aiken.

He is survived by his sisters, Gwendolyn White, Joyce Boyd and Dale Hall; nieces and nephews; and one special nephew, Darrel Hall.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Marion Curtis and Ella Scott Carpenter; brothers, Marion “Buddy” and Gene Carpenter; and sisters, Kathleen Boyd and Donnel Thompson.

A private family graveside service will be held on Saturday July 18th, 2020 at Vaucluse Cemetery in Vaucluse, SC. The interment will immediately follow. Mr. Carpenter will lie in repose at Napier Funeral Home on Saturday July 18th, 2020 from 9am until 9:45am.

Due to the extraordinary circumstances surrounding the current pandemic, the family will not be present to receive visitors.

 Napier Funeral Home, Inc. 315 Main St. Graniteville, SC 29829, has been entrusted with these arrangements. To send an expression of sympathy, you may visit the guestbook at www.napierfuneralhomeinc.com

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Remembering the times when uncle Strom and I would have our chats during football season. Gamecocks vs Tigers! He loved the SC Gamecocks and Lou Holtz. He enjoyed giving me a hard time about the Clemson Tiger's. He always had to get the last word in. RIP..

Deborah McConnell Jul 17 2020 12:00 AM