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Visitation

Rock Springs United Methodist Church
Wednesday May 11th, 2022
12:30pm - 1:30pm

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Funeral Service

Rock Springs United Methodist Church
Wednesday May 11th, 2022
1:30pm

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Burial

Rock Springs United Methodist Church
Wednesday May 11th, 2022
2:30pm

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Carl Lee Painter

Carl Lee Painter, 78, of Kingsport, passed away Thursday, May 5, 2022 at Holston Valley Medical Center. He was born February 24, 1944 to the late Roy Lee and Mary Addie Carroll Painter. Carl graduated from Sullivan High School in 1963 and worked many years at Lynn Garden Hardware and later at Kingsport True Value Hardware. After retirement, he enjoyed making things in his woodworking shop and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Ellen Hensley Painter; daughter, Tracy Taylor and husband, Brian; granddaughter, Leighann Booth and husband, Jaden; grandson, Michael Taylor; many extended family members and friends.

The family will receive friends from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at Rock Springs United Methodist Church. Funeral service will be conducted at 1:30 p.m., with Pastor Harry Layell officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be family and friends. Honorary pallbearers are Stanley Hite, Paul Chapman, John Gray and Mac McDougal.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Rock Springs United Methodist Church in Carl’s memory.


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A candle was lit in memory of Carl Painter

Deborah Moffitt May 11 2022 5:09 PM

Praying for you at this moment when the hardest part is about to happen. The greeting of friends and family telling you how sorry they are. Then the service! Then the finale! May God comfort you all at this time!!

Marcie May 11 2022 12:13 PM

Ellen, I am so sorry for your loss. Carl was a friend most of my life. Praying for you, Tracey and the family

Judy Smith May 10 2022 9:21 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Carl Painter

Jason Light May 10 2022 6:03 PM

Ellen, Tracey and Family,
So sorry to hear of your loved one’s passing!!!! I am praying for God’s comfort!!!! We have many memories from long ago! Love you, Barbara Austin Morgan

Barbara Morgan May 10 2022 1:52 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Carl Painter

Linda Pickens-Crouch May 10 2022 12:28 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Carl Painter

Tom Sprinkle May 9 2022 11:29 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Carl Painter

Shannon Hensley May 9 2022 7:56 PM