Jon Carpenter Obituary

Jon  Carpenter
Jon Carpenter

July 20, 1972 - May 29, 2022
Born in Des Moines, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, Iowa
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Jon Eric Carpenter, 49, of Des Moines, passed away on Sunday, May 29, 2022 at Unity Point Hospital.

Jon was born July 20, 1972, in Des Moines, son of Harold and Doris (Cox) Carpenter. He received his education in Des Moines and attended Lincoln High School.

Jon worked as a car detailer for various car dealers, later Thomas Bus & Trailer Sales and Windstar bus lines. He was most recently employed in maintenance with Salvation Army in Des Moines.

Jon’s greatest joy was being married to his wife Jennifer Gile on February 28, 2016. He enjoyed fishing with his family. He loved his dogs and never hesitated to help others in need. Jon was always ready with a joke and stories of his life encouraging others that they can overcome anything.

He was preceded in death by his father, Harold Carpenter, sister Jennifer Phippen, aunt Toni Thompson and his grandparents.

Jon is survived by his wife Jennifer and his beloved dogs, Chloe, Eva, and Wally. His mother Doris Carpenter of Des Moines, one brother Harold (Carla) of Des Moines, two sisters, Teresa (Kevin) Martin of Arkansas and Rebecca (Damon) McDonald of Des Moines, two aunts, Kelli (Steve) Vorrath of Waukee and Diane Mason of Wisconsin and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, June 27, 2022 at the Salvation Army at 1330 6th Ave Des Moines, IA. 50314

A memorial fund is being established and may be sent to Jennifer Carpenter % Salvation Army 1330 6th Ave Des Moines, IA 50314




Salvation Army
1330 6th Ave
Des Moines, IA US 50314
Monday, June 27, 2022
1:30 PM