Donald E. Kemp, age 90, of Sidney, passed away June 1, 2020 at his residence.
He was born November 19, 1929 in Sidney, to the late Paul and Alice (Limbert) Kemp. He married Jane (Slusser) Kemp August 30, 1953 and she survives.
Also surviving is brother, Art Kemp of Bellefontaine, Jim (Geneva) Kemp of Lexington, KY., John (Lottie) Kemp of Cheyenne, Wyoming and Tom (Carolyn Moore of Laguna Woods, California, and unofficial adopted daughter, Terri Scott of Delaware, Ohio.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Ralph (Wilma) Kemp, sister Martha (Archie) Treen, son Marvin Kemp and sister-in-law Eilene Kemp.
Donald was a member of the Church of Christ in Port Jefferson. He began working at Flint’s Appliances in Sidney. After his father-in-law passed away, he became the co-owner. He proudly served in the U S Army, Korean Conflict, where he was stationed in Japan. He was a member of Sidney American Legion Post 217, Eagles Lodge, and Newport Sportsman Club Deer Hunters. Donald also volunteered his time at FISH. He was an avid trap shooter, loved all music and played the harmonica.
There will be no calling hours. Private graveside services will be held on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Graceland Cemetery, Sidney, with Pastor David Clem officiating.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Don and Jane Kemp Scholarship Sidney Shelby Foundation in Donald’s memory.
Adams Funeral Home, 1401 Fair Road, Sidney, has been entrusted with all funeral arrangements.
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