Robert Hardy Carpenter, a dedicated and adventurous spirit, passed away on June 24, 2023. Born in Oklahoma City, OK on June 19, 1947, Robert made his mark on this world in countless ways. Throughout his life, his courageous nature allowed him to navigate the world with an unyielding spirit, and his loving heart made him a beacon of warmth to all who knew him. Robert's life was one of hard work, commitment, and a never-ending pursuit of adventure.\n\nRobert was a pillar in the Strathmore, California community, where he resided for 56 years. He was a respected manager in the agricultural sector, a testament to his dedication and hard work. For 55 years, Robert demonstrated an unwavering commitment to his work and the people he served. His adventurous spirit was evident in his professional life, as he continually sought innovative solutions and embraced new challenges. Robert's courage was not only reflected in his professional pursuits but also in his personal life. He faced every challenge with determination and resolve, always leading by example. \n\nRobert leaves behind his beloved wife, Innocencia Carpenter. Their relationship was a testament to Robert's loving nature, and the bond they shared was truly special. Robert was preceded in death by his father, Robert Carpenter, and his mother, Ovell Orum. His legacy will continue to live on in the hearts of those who knew him. As Helen Keller once said, "What we have once enjoyed deeply we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us."\n\nA viewing will be held on Wednesday, July 5, 2023, at 3:00 pm PDT at the Porterville Funeral & Cremation Center located at 765 West Henderson Avenue, Porterville, California. A mass will be held on Thursday, July 6, 2023, at 11:00 am PDT at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church located at 217 Lindero Avenue, Lindsay, California. \n\nWe invite all who knew and loved Robert to leave memories and upload photos to his memorial page. Remembrance is a form of meeting, and by sharing your stories, we keep Robert's adventurous spirit alive.