- October 12, 1939 - December 8, 2012
- North Charleston, South Carolina
of Jack's Passing
- Memorials may be made to
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Missionary Fund
8720 Antler Drive
North Charleston, SC 29406
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“A candle in remembrance of a loving man that had great eternal influence in my life and my families life. We love you Bishop Kemp and you are missed~
1 of 14 | Posted by: Sherelyn(Allen) Cureton - Pelion, SC
“I am saddened at the loss of a very special and spiritual man. He gave my son Daniel his patriarchal blessing before his mission. He was my Bishop in...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Sherelyn Cureton - Pelion, SC
“I'm sad to hear of Bishop Kemp's passing. I just pulled out some of my old mission things for one of my sons and found a recommend with his...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Michael Moran Jr - Ravenna, MI
“I will miss having Brother Jack Kemp here with us, he always let you know how
much you were loved...Ron and Michele Bridges
4 of 14 | Posted by: Michele Bridges - Walterboro, SC
“I saw Bishop Kemp a few weeks ago at Publix, Northbridge, we spoke and I gave hm a quick hug. Had I known it was our last hug, I would have hugged...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Sharon D. Shipley - SC - Friend
“I am truly saddened at the loss of Brother Kemp. He made such a difference in my life not only as my Bishop, but as a wonderful example of a loving...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Charlene C. Adams - Ridgeland, SC
“My deepest sympathy to your family! I know he will be missed.
7 of 14 | Posted by: Kathy Skelton - Kennesaw, GA
“Bishop Kemp was a wonderful example to me when I was first learning about the Church. He welcomed me often into his home and was there for my...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Denise Mower - Provo., UT
“Bro. Kemp was always kind and wise. I loved hearing him speak. It seemed like he always remembered my name, too. The Kemp family is very dear and...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Suzan Wilson - NORTH CHARLESTON, SC
“I am truly sorry to hear of your dads passing. May God hold you all during this difficult time and bring you comfort. I love you all.
10 of 14 | Posted by: Jennifer Loveday - Columbia, SC
“GGpa Kemp was so easy to love. Always had a joke and a story to tell. Such a sweet man, I enjoyed all of my few encounters with him. He will be...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Kristen Lovelace - Lehi, UT
“Our deepest sympathy to Brother Kemp's family. His loss is felt by SO MANY, whom he has help guide through our journey here on earth. HIS LOVE FOR...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Osborne & Nancy Morris - SC
“Thinking of you and your family at this time. Offering prayers of comofrt and gratitude for a life well lived. Jack adn Gail have touched so many...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Amelia Lewis - Wilmington, DE
“Sorry for you loss.
We appreciate having known you folks for just a short time.
May God bless you in the coming days and bring peace to your heart....Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Bill and KuAnn Carver - TX
Jack Richard Kemp Sr., of North Charleston, SC, crossed the veil of mortality Saturday, December 8, 2012. He is survived by his wife, Gail Kemp. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm in J. Henry Stuhr Northwoods Chapel, 2180 Greenridge Road. The funeral service of Jack Kemp will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 8720 Antler Drive, Friday, December 14, 2012 at 11:00 am. Interment, Carolina Memorial Park.
Jack was born October 12, 1939 in New Ellenton, SC, the son of the late James Kemp and Elizabeth Williamson Kemp. He was an insurance agent for many years. He also served in callings of both Bishop and Patriarch of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Charleston Stake. He was also a veteran of the US Air Force.
He is survived by his wife, Gail Kemp of North Charleston, SC; daughter, Darleen Lovelace (Mark) of Draper, UT; three sons, Anthony David Martin Kemp (Amanda) of Columbia, SC, Jack Richard Kemp Jr. (Carol) of Provo, UT and Patrick Kemp (Kim) of Charleston, SC; sister, Velma Stork of West Columbia, SC; brother, Stephen E. Kemp of Prosperity, SC; 14 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by a brother, William C. Kemp.
Memorials may be made to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Missionary Fund, 8720 Antler Drive, North Charleston, SC 29406.