Mr. Christian Thomas Carpenter, 25, of Connelly Springs, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, July 1, 2024.

Christian was born on May 5, 1999, in Catawba County to Christopher Carpenter and Sarah Martin Carpenter. He was previously employed in the construction industry,

He was preceded in death by a grandmother, Deborah Martin and a grandfather, Gerald Carpenter.

Surviving in addition to his parents, are his four children: Delaney Jane Carpenter, Zaiden Jasper Carpenter, Zayleigh Ahyoka Carpenter and Zaylynne Reid Carpenter.  Also surviving is his grandfather, Randy Martin and wife Jansie; grandmother, Barbara Pruitt; a brother, Cody Blaze Carpenter and three uncles, John Martin and wife Crystal, Charles Carpenter, Chad Carpenter and wife Amanda, and the mothers of his children, Megan Dula and Taylor Chapman.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, July 9, 2024, at 6:00 P.M. in the Chapel of Heritage Funeral Service.  The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 6:00 PM at Heritage Funeral Service in Valdese.

An online guestbook and obituary is available at

Heritage Funeral Service & Crematory of Valdese is assisting the Carpenter family.