J.C. Carpenter, age 80, of Morristown, passed away Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at Ridgeview Terrace Nursing Home in Rutledge.He was saved at an early age and attended Calvue Baptist Church. He was a loving father and grandfather who will be dearly missed. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Sandra Seybert; parents, John Caster Carpenter and Flora Carpenter; brothers, Paul, Hoover, and Coolidge Carpenter; sisters, Hazel Dalton and Veda Coffey; and ex-wife, Jessie Stubblefield. He is survived by his son, Gary (Eldena) Carpenter; grandchildren, Jessica (Michael) Nalley and Josh West; great grandchildren, Hailee Nalley, Samara Nalley, and Shaun Nalley; brother, Donald Carpenter; also several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm Thursday, December 27th at Westside Chapel Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 8 pm with Rev. Travis Bowden officiating. Graveside services will be at 11 am Friday, December 28th at Hamblen Memory Gardens. Arrangements by Westside Chapel Funeral Home in Morristown.