July 30, 2020
Kenneth Max Karpel, age 63, a United States Navy retiree, died Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at his residence.
A Masonic service was conducted at 5 p.m. Sunday, July 26 at Oakes & Nicholes Funeral Home in Columbia. Private burial was held at Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery in Pegram.
Born September 24, 1956 in Brooklyn, New York, he was the son of the late Herman Karpel and the late Lillian Minzer Karpel. Mr. Karpel served with the United States Navy as Senior Chief Petty Officer from 1975-1995. He was a loving husband, father, and poppy and enjoyed being with his family.