Alvin Carpenter, 72, of Guage passed away Saturday, Feb. 15, at his residence. He was a veteran of the US Army. He was the son of the late Floyd and Eliza (Noble) Carpenter. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, James Carpenter and Estil Carpenter; one sister, Dovie Catchen; one nephew, Randell Howard. He is survived by his wife, Nancy Stacy of Guage; three sons, David (Alice) Carpenter of Noctor, Tim (Diane) Carpenter of PA, Phillip Carpenter of Guage; one daughter, Rhonda Culnan of Berea; one sister, Phyllis (Olie) Howard of Guage; six grandchildren, Tish Carpenter, Megan Carpenter, Alyssa Carpenter, Ethan Carpenter, Tyler Carpenter, Brandon Carpenter; host of nieces and nephews; two great nephews, Hunter and Bryan Howard. Funeral services, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2:00 PM at the Breathitt Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tim Miller officiating. Burial in the Carpenter Cemetery at Guage. Breathitt Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.