Justin Wayne Carpenter was born on August 25, 1988 in Houston, Texas. He was baptized on October 9, 1988 and confirmed on February 5, 2006. Justin had a big heart and was fun to be around. He loved Katy, and was proud to be a Katy Tiger. Justin passed away on Saturday, April 8, 2017, in Katy, at the age of 28 years.
He is survived by his dad, Randy W. Carpenter and wife, Ann Carpenter, sister, Randelyn Carpenter, daughter, Melyssa Rene Black, step sisters: Stephanie Renee Green, Maegen Frances Green, Kristen Leigh DeLuna, grandmother, Mary Ann Carpenter, Aunt, Tanya Dusek and husband John Dusek, Aunt, Terri Clarke, and Bill Clarke, Aunt J.L. Carpenter, Aunt, Debbie Nemmer and husband, Rick Nemmer, Uncle, John Martinez and wife, April Martinez, Cousins: Rachel Allee Thompson and husband, Nathan Thompson, Daniel Harrison Porter and wife, Holly Porter, Taylor Renee Clarke, Weston Alan Clarke, Kendell Lee Carpenter, Nathaniel Curtis Carpenter, Lacie Stovall Crutchfield and husband, Robert Crutchfield, Jr., and Richard Nemmer and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Valerie Carpenter, grandfather, T. Randy Carpenter, Sr., grandfather, John Alanzo Martinez, Sr., grandmother, Francis Martinez, and Aunt, Melissa Ann Carpenter.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at the Schmidt Funeral Home – Grand Parkway Chapel, in Katy. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at CrossPoint Community Church, 700 S. Westgreen Blvd., Katy, Texas 77450, with Pastor Paul Goeke officiating. Interment in Katy Magnolia Cemetery, in Katy, following the service.
Those wishing to make memorial gifts may do so to the Memorial Hermann Foundation, 3043 Gessner, Houston, Texas 77080 for the benefit of the Memorial Hermann Prevention and Recovery Center (PaRC) helping teens and adults with recovery and healing from substance abuse.
To express condolences, please visit www. SchmidtFuneralHome.net.
Funeral services held under the direction of Schmidt Funeral Home, 1344 W. Grand Parkway South; Katy, Texas 77494; (281) 391-2424,