Tony Alfred Carpenter was born on February 23, 1962, in Los Angeles, California. Tony was the only boy born to Lincoln and Cora Carpenter.
Tony attended Fifty-Second Street Elementary School in Los Angeles, California. His family moved to Inglewood, California, in 1967, where he attended Highland Elementary School and Crozier Middle School. He then went to Inglewood High School and finished high school at Westside Academy in Westchester, California, in 1980.
Throughout his life, Tony worked at Hughes Market and L.A. Mart and we did repair work at an electronic store in Los Angeles, California. Basically, Mr. TC was a “jack of all trades.”
Tony loved cooking and sports. He was always seen carrying around the Sports Page from the Los Angeles Times. Once he started “talking that talk,” you just had to walk away.
Tony was a very loving and caring person. He simply had a heart of gold for family and friends. Tony loved his kids: no matter what, those were Tony’s kids. Tony also loved the Lord.
Tony was preceded in death by his mother, Cora Carpenter. He is survived by: his father, Lincoln Carpenter; one son, Tony (Little Tony) Carpenter, Jr.; two daughters, Jahneè Carpenter and Tè Etra Carpenter; two sisters, Debra Williams and Diane Carpenter; two nephews, John Wayne Williams and Jimmy (J.P.) Prescott; and a host of uncles, aunties, cousins, and friends, including two special friends, Terry Williams and Janice Dumas.
August 03, 2013 • 10:00am
Dr. Meschellia Sherille J. Smith