Kent Carpenter, 60, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away at the VNA Hospice in Valparaiso on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. He was born on April 15, 1959, in La Porte, Indiana, to Douglas and Maxine (Cunningham) Carpenter.

Kent worked for the La Porte County Maintenance Department for 30 years. He loved the Chicago Cubs, Dr. Who and watching movies. He kept track of everyone's birthdays and looked forward to cookouts and luncheons. Kent loved baked goods and often brought them in to share with his co-workers.