Fred Kemp

November 9, 1964 - June 20, 2017

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Frederick H. “Fred” Kemp, 52 of DeGraff, passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday, June 20, 2017 in his home.

Fred was born November 9, 1964 in Petoskey, MI. He was a general contractor and truck driver for many years. He enjoyed fishing, shooting pool and riding his motorcycle. Fred always believed and relied on God; That God had a plan for his life and yours.

He is survived by his wife, Buffy (Jones)Kemp, his mother, Meritta Kemp-Pierce, sons, Joshua W. (Ashley Fannin) Kemp, Charles E. (Megan) Kemp & Clint Kemp, step-son, Robert (Julie Fannin) Bailey; daughter, Tonya S. (Josh Bruggeman) Kemp-Price, step-daughter, Heidi (Jose Morales)Bailey & Courtney (David Diaz) Bailey; sisters, Tina (John) Manning, Susan (Darrel) Stephens, Cindy (Richard) Ryan, Melissa Henry & Amy (Tom) Boeke; 13 grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and friends, including special friends, Dean (Earl) Campbell and Scott Heatherly, as well as his best friend, his dog, Chevyo.

He is preceded in death by his father, Frederick H. Kemp Sr., uncle, Marion “Butch” Kemp, nephew, Caleb M. Ryan and step-father, William Yerkey.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana, Ohio; where a service will follow at 7:00 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of Vernon Funeral Home, 235 Miami St., Urbana, Ohio 43078.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.


ann castle jacobs - Jun 27, 2017

sorry for your loss. my thoughts and prayers are with you

Dw - Jun 26, 2017

To the Kemp Family
I am so sorry for your great loss. It is always so very hard to lose a loved one in death. God understands your loss and is near to all those calling on him in prayer. May you look to God for comfort to endure during this most difficult time.
(Psalms 145:18) Your family and friends have my deepest condolences. –

Lombardo - Jun 24, 2017

Our sincerest condolences from my family, our prayers and thoughts are with you. It is never easy to lose a loved one who is so dear to our heart. I hope the promise of seeing our loved ones again when all things are made new, brings you some comfort during this difficult time. (Revelation 21:3,4) Please click on/or copy the link below for more information on this wonderful hope. https://www.jw.org/finder?pub=we&wtlocale=E&srcid=share

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