Dennis W. Carpenter

Dennis W. Carpenter, 78, of Muscatine, passed away on Wednesday, December 8, 2021.

A visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Monday, December 13, 2021, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at

Dennis was born on February 18, 1943, in Muscatine, the son of John Thomas and Winnie Bunn Carpenter. He married Diane Williams on December 17, 1983, in Letts.

Dennis was a farmer. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Letts. Dennis enjoyed bowling, softball, baseball, golf, hunting, and fishing.

He is survived by his wife, Diane of Muscatine; his four sons, Duane Carpenter and his wife, Sheila, of Moscow, Darren Carpenter of Wapello, David Carpenter and his wife, Laresa, of Wapello, and Danny Carpenter of Muscatine; one stepson, Ernie Morgan Jr. and his wife, Wendy, of Fruitland; many grandchildren; several step-grandchildren; many great grandchildren; several step great grandchildren; and one brother, Thomas Carpenter of Muscatine.

Dennis is preceded in death by his parents; one brother Ronald Carpenter; and one stepson, Tony Morgan.