Clarence Daniel Carpenter, III, 73, of La Plata, MD passed away on November 3, 2018 at home surrounded by his loving family.  Born November 16, 1944 in La Plata, MD.  He was the son of the late Clarence Jr. and Lucille Carpenter.  He was preceded in death by his infant son Keith D. Carpenter, 1975.  He is survived by his devoted wife Donna of 53 years, and daughter Karen (John) Shifflett of Faulkner, MD, sisters Lucy Clements (Steve) of La Plata, MD and Nancy Taylor…