Alton Wyatt Carpenter
Alton Wyatt Carpenter, 63, died December28, 2013, in Amarillo, TexasServices will be at 10:00 A.M. on Friday, January 3, 2014at Living Water Christian Fellowship in Canyon with ShaneNease, pastor, officiating. Graveside services will be at 4:00P.M. on Friday at Shamrock Cemetery in Shamrock. Thefamily will receive friends on Thursday, January 2, 2014 from6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Brooks Chapel.Arrangements have been made by Brooks Funeral Home.Burial will be at Shamrock Cemetery, Shamrock, TXAlton Wyatt Carpenter went to be with Jesus on December28, 2013. Wyatt was born October 5, 1950 in York, SouthCarolina to Milton and Madge Carpenter. He was married to Dayna Covington on June 16,1979 in Shamrock, TX. He was a ‘Fightin’ Texas Aggie’ class of ‘72, graduating with a Mastersof Science in Animal Science. Wyatt owned and operated Great Plains Semen Servicein Shamrock before being called into the ministry. He graduated from Southwestern BaptistTheological Seminary with his Master of Divinity and faithfully served the Lord and pastoredfor over thirty years. He served in churches in Oklahoma Lane, TX, Texico, NM, Borger, TX,and Liberal, KS. He retired to Canyon in early December, 2013.Wyatt was a devoted family man, a faithful and loving husband, proud father and belovedPapa, and treasured father-in-law. Wyatt had a love for people and never met a stranger.He loved the mountains and outdoors and was a cowboy at heart. Most importantly, he wasa contender for the faith and faithfully preached the Word. He was preceded in death by hisfather, Milton Carpenter.Survivors include his wife, Dayna Carpenter, of the home; daughter, Ashli Carpenter, ofAmarillo; five sons, Justin Carpenter and wife, Jessica, of Canyon, Coby Carpenter and wife,Kelli, of Ft. Gibson, OK, Chalen Carpenter and wife, Melissa, of Canyon, Kade Carpenterand fiancé, Ellie, both of Canyon, and foreign exchange son, Deniz Gokpinar, of Istanbul,Turkey; two grandchildren, Kalen and Skye Carpenter; sister, Carolyn Childers and husband,Wayne, of Gaffney, SC; his mother, Madge Carpenter, of Gaffney, SC; one niece and fivenephews.The family suggests memorials be made to Nhomlaau International, a ministry to SouthSudan, at www.nhomlaau.org or 1714 North May Street, Guymon, OK 73942.Please sign the online guest registry at www.brooksfuneral.com.