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“I am so very sorry for your family's loss. I dated him a very long time ago and loved him. You and your family have my deepest sympathy. ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Jean Caldwell - Waldorf, MD

“I have so many memories that it is hard to end, but there are two more things that I need to remember. On many Friday nights, Leon told me that I...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Francis Edward Bush - Suitland, MD

“We haven't stayed in contact, but I went by his house in Fl the year before last and he wasn't there. I left him a note and he called when he got...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Francis Edward Bush - Suitland, MD

“When we lived in Suitland, Leon had two names for my mother. I called her Ma and so did he. He also affectionately called her "Woman". She never...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Francis Edward Bush - Suitland, MD

“I remember the times in high school when the gang (group of friends) used to drop by our house (John & Maybelle Bush, Francis & Patsy), and you would...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Patricia A. Carpenter - Bowie, MD

“You will always be in my memories and I will always appreciate how you reached out to me a few times over the years. I did not know you were ill and...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Sandy Michaels - Columbia, MD

“biggest condolences ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“Our deepest sympathy to Annette and Karyn on the loss of your Dad. We are all so saddened by his passing and yet we feel so honored and blessed that...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Jane Peyton - Gastonia, NC

“My thoughts and prayers to the Carpenter Family. May our Heavenly Father continue to strengthen you during this time of distress. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: - FL

“Annette and Karyn I'm so sorry for the loss of your father. May you find comfort in knowing that our Heavenly Father deeply cares for you and sees...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: A friend


Leon P. Carpenter, age 70, of Jupiter, FL and Waldorf, MD passed away on March 25, 2015. Leon was born in Washington, DC on October 11, 1944. He graduated from Suitland High School and married Kathryn Linda Matthews on May 15, 1965. Leon worked briefly at the Washington Gas Company before owning and operating Waldorf Body and Fender and Aqualand Marina. In later years, he enjoyed investing in real-estate and spent most of his time working on Classic Cars. Leon is survived by his daughters, Annette Carpenter (Rick) Parrett and Karyn Carpenter Brooks; his sister, Dorothy Wilkinson and brother, Mike Carpenter; and two grandchildren, Nicholas and Katie Parrett. A viewing will take place from 2PM until 4PM followed by a Funeral Service at 4PM on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at Taylor & Modeen Funeral Home, 250 Center Street, Jupiter. The family will be receiving friends at Leon's residence following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.