Carl Eugene Carpenter, 87, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013.He was a member of the Soddy Church of God. Carl was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving his country in the U.S. Army. He retired from TVA and was a member of Soddy Masonic Lodge #418 F&AM. Carl enjoyed making toys for children all over the world and loved to go on mission trips with his grandson, Tony.He was preceded in death by his wife, Oneida Carpenter; grandson, Heath Shipley; brothers, Edward Carpenter and Frank Williams.Survivors include his daughters, Sandra (Lloyd) McAfee, of Ooltewah, Debbie Milligan, of Texas, Shelia (Jimmy) Shipley, of Soddy-Daisy and Anita Roman, of Alabama; sons, Robbie (Wanda) Carpenter, Jerry (Sue) Carpenter and Rick (Diane) Carpenter, all of Soddy-Daisy; sisters, Charlotte Lawson, of Knoxville and Effie Matthews, of Seymour, Tenn., Jean Patterson and Joyce Phillips; brothers, Jim Williams, of Nashville and Carlin Carpenter, of Soddy-Daisy; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.Services will be held at 2 p.m. today, Sept. 18, 2013, in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. James Bandy officiating.Entombment will be at Hamilton Memorial Gardens with grandsons serving as pallbearers.Condolences and memories can be shared at www.williamsonandsons.com.Arrangements are by Williamson & Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379.