n Loving Memory
Albert Vaughn Carpenter, Jr. (Scal)
November 27, 1958 - December 26, 2020
Albert was born in Hoopa, at the Old Indian Hospital, to Suzanne Dorene Little and Albert Vaughn Carpenter, Sr. He entered into rest in Eureka, at St. Joseph Hospital. Albert was a member of the Hoopa Valley Tribe and also a descendant of the Yurok and Karuk Tribes.
Albert is survived by his daughter Naomi (Billy) Matilton, grandchildren Jacob and Josie Matilton, siblings Susie (Glenn) Sanchez, Chuckie (Shelly) Carpenter, Richard Carpenter, Debra (Ronnie) Webster, Tonea (Alden) Yazzie, Antone (Mary Jane) Aubrey III, his life partner Sylvia Carpenter, granddaughter Charlene Juan, his Uncles Rodney Vigil Sr., Philip (Gloria) Vigil, David (Nadine) Vigil, Merlin (Janice) Tripp and numerous nieces and nephews that he loved dearly.
Albert is preceded in death by his grandparents Amos and Audrey Little and Charlie and Pauline Beach. His parents Suzanne Little and Albert Carpenter, Sr., brother Duane Carpenter and numerous relatives and friends.
Pallbearers: Manuel Warrior Sanchez, Glen Sanchez Jr., Billy Aubrey, Amos Ashley, Kevin Norton, Blaze Carpenter, Duane Carpenter, Ralph Peters III, Danny Vigil, Rodney Vigil, Jr., and R.T. Jones.
Honorary Pallbearers: Chuckie Carpenter, Richard Carpenter, Antone Aubrey III, Glenn Sanchez Sr., Ronald Webster, Ralph Peters Jr. Ticmil Ashley, Aaron Cloud, Amos Carpenter, Billy Matilton, Andrew Dunlap, Michael “Wabs” Ashley, Eric Matilton, Jr., Calvin “Vin Vin” Ashley, Dean Powell, Tim Casey, Arthur Jones, Robby Moon, Harold Campbell, Jr., Dwight Van Pelt, Amos Pole, Ryan Jackson, Rodney Robbins, Ronnie Robbins, John Robbins Jr., Matt Moore, Ron Reed, Marvin Mullens, Zachary Potts, Curt Dempewolf, Travis Juan, and Gary Juan Jr. We sincerely apologize if we have left anyone out as Scal had many, many friends and family.
Services will be graveside only at the Hoopa Tribal Cemetery on Friday, January 1, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. Masks and social distance per CDC requirements will be in place.
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