William Elmer Kemp

Born: Wed., Sep. 30, 1953
Died: Mon., Oct. 13, 2014


1:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Fri., Oct. 17, 2014
Location: Greater Sweet Branch Baptist Church

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Sat., Oct. 18, 2014
Location: Greater Sweet Branch Baptist Church

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William Elmer Kemp, aka, “Bill” age 61, of Denmark, SC, was born on September 30, 1953 in Hilda, SC, to the late James Kemp, Jr. and the late Evelyn Johnson Kemp.  Our Heavenly Father saw fit to call him from labor to reward on October 13, 2014 at his home in Denmark, SC.

At an early age, he joined and was baptized at the Hutto Chapel Baptist Church in Hilda, SC.

He graduated from the Blackville Hilda High School in Blackville, SC, and later went to work on the railroad with CSX, Jacksonville, FL division for many years.

He was married to the love of his life, Jacqueline Kemp for over 37 years.

Two brothers, Charlie, and Marion Kemp, and one sister, Janie E. Kemp, precede him in death.

He leaves to cherish his memories,  his wife, Jacqueline Kemp of Barnwell, SC, two daughters, Latosha Kemp (Aaron) of Columbia, SC, and Shekeila Kemp of Aiken, SC; four brothers, Ronnie Kemp (Ann) and James Edward (Estelle) Kemp of Denmark, SC,  Alvin Rick (Martina) Kemp of Savannah, GA, and Ernest (Bertha) Kemp of Hilda, SC; two sisters in law, Essie Kemp of Barnwell, SC, and Margaret Kemp of Brooklyn, NY; five grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and sympathizing friends.

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