Richard W. Carpenter, 75, Blue Knob, died Sunday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Johnstown, son of Leonard and Florence (Walk) Carpenter. Surviving are his wife, Rosemarie (Lavely); five children: Stephanie L. Jones of Duncansville, Richard L. of Blue Knob, Brian M. of Johnstown and Mark A. and Steven D., both of Blue Knob; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. At the family's request, a funeral service will be private. Arrangements are by Matthew R. Decort Funeral Home Inc., Portage.