Trevor Scott CarpenterNovember 17, 1975 ~ June 14, 2017 (age 41)
TREVOR SCOTT CARPENTER of Santa Maria, CA lost his four year battle with leukemia on June 14, 2017. His strength and resilience in his fight was awe-inspiring.
Trevor was born November 17, 1975 to Dennis and Shirley Carpenter of Camarillo, CA.
Growing up in Camarillo, he was active in church, scouting, sports, and snow skiing, achieving both his Black Belt in TaeKwonDo and the highest rank of scouting, Eagle Scout.
Trevor graduated from Adolfo Camarillo High School in 1994 before going on to Azusa Pacific University and The Master’s College. Trevor’s faith led him to work in the ministry for a few years but ultimately followed in his father’s footsteps of law enforcement. He began working in the jail with the Ventura County Sheriff Department before transferring to Santa Barbara County Sheriff Department in 2003.
Trevor was passionate about many things but some of his top ten were God, family, photography, the Dodgers, craft beer, and lively discussions about anything. Trevor was the founder of Firearms Friends, an online safe place of discussion and interaction about firearms. He was also the founder of PhotoChallenge.org. Photography enthusiasts could accept the weekly challenge of posting a photo following that weeks guidelines. Trevor had participants from around the world.
Trevor leaves behind wife Deanna Carpenter, 4 children, Sarah, Thomas, Elijah, and Samuel all of Santa Maria, CA. Parents Dennis and Shirley Carpenter of Camarillo, CA. Sister and brother-in-law Megan and Ryan Hamlin also of Camarillo, CA. Grandparents Orvene and Georgia Carpenter of Port Hueneme, CA and Novella Thomas of McLeod, TX. Mother and Father-in-law Deborah and Andrew Evans of Shingle Springs, CA. Father and Mother-in-law David and Robin Smith of West Linn, OR. Brother-in-law Danny Smith of Shingle Springs, CA. Sisters-in-law Heather and Colleen Evans of Shingle Springs, CA and Kelsey Smith of West Linn, OR. Also left behind were multiple aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Trevor lived life without reservation and made an impact on everyone he met. He had a love for God and a faith that could move mountains.
Celebration of Life will be held Monday, June 26, 2017 at 3:00 PM. Camarillo Community Church, 1322 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, CA. 93010.
Arrangements being made by Conejo Mountain Funeral Home, Memorial Park & Crematory. Family in the care of Erin Arteaga, Funeral Director.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be directed to the children college fund.
Checks made out to SCHOLARSHARE, using memo, Carpenter Children
Mail : Trevor Carpenter Children Fund
PO Box 1863,
Camarillo, CA. 93011