David Carl Carpenter was born November 14, 1956 in Oklahoma City, OK and died August 15, 2016 in Pt Charlotte, FL. He attended Venice Elementary School, Lemon Bay Junior High, and Venice High School, graduating in 1975. He worked as an autoCAD technician for Dufresne-Henry (later Stantec) Engineering. He had an avid interest in fossils and archaeology, and volunteered with underwater excavation in Warm Mineral Springs and Little Salt Springs. He also enjoyed scuba diving and traveling. David is survived by his sister, Annette Carpenter Deans and his former wife Dawn Carpenter. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to an animal shelter, the Humane Society or the ASPCA in David’s name. No memorial service will be held, per David’s last wishes.