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Joshua James Carpenter

March 2, 1998 — April 14, 2023


Joshua James Carpenter

PEACHLAND - On Friday, April 14, 2023, Mr. Joshua James Carpenter, 25, passed away at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Services will be 11:00 AM Thursday, April 20, 2023 by the graveside in Griffin Cemetery in Polkton with Rev. Randy Swaringen officiating.

The family will greet friends from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM Wednesday, April 19, 2023 at Leavitt Funeral Home and other times at the home of his mother in Wadesboro.

Josh was born March 2, 1998 in Union County, NC and was a son of Sylvia Ratliff Carpenter and the late Richard Neil Carpenter. He was a graduate of Anson High School.

Those left to cherish his memory are his mother, Sylvia; his sisters and brothers, Mary Carpenter, Richie (Kayla) Carpenter, Michael Carpenter, Terriann Carpenter and Adam Carpenter all of Wadesboro, Wynonna (Jimmy) Tullie of Rhode Island and Tim (Lynn)Thomas of Peachland; his nephews and niece, Isaac, Isaiah and Oliva Carpenter all of Wadesboro and his aunts and uncles and cousins.

In liue of flowers, contributions to assist with funeral expenses may be made to Leavitt Funeral Home, P.O. Box 274, Wadesboro, NC 28170 or by using the make a payment option on the funeral home website.

The arrangements are in care of Leavitt Funeral Home and online condolences may be made at

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Past Services


Wednesday, April 19, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Graveside Service

Thursday, April 20, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Griffin Cemetery

NC-218, Polkton, NC

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