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James Kemp

May 8, 2021

Obituary

 

James N. Kemp, age 59, of Warren, OH (formerly of Buffington, PA), passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at his home.

The son of John Kemp and Cora Lee Kinney Kemp, he was born January 24, 1962 in Buffington.

James was always an active Church member at Union Baptist Church in New Salem, PA with Pastor Mary L. Baker.  He most recently attended the church of Pastor Bobby Mitchell, The Father's House International in Winchester, OH. He was a subscribing Life Member-Fayette County NAACP, as well as a member of the Executive Board and Voter Registration Committee.  He received his Associates Degree in Theology from the Signal of Light Gospel School.  He worked at Walmart in Uniontown, PA and Mt. Pleasant, PA.

James was very present and passionate about his family and close friends. During his years growing up, in his family home, he helped his mother raise his niece and nephew, Robin and Michael Kemp.  James loved children and animals, cooking, music, dancing, and was always a stylish dresser.

 In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by siblings: Rose Brown, John Kemp Jr, and Gail Kemp-Peterson.

Left to mourn his passing are a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins; special cousins: Yvette (Nickie) Wade of Columbus, OH and Angie Kinney of Warren, OH; extended family members and special friends: Gwendolyn and Rev. Louis E. Ridgely, Jr. Evette Murray, Rita Yanko and family, and Janet Thomas (Settles) and family.

Friends and Family will be received Saturday, May 29, 2021 from 10:00 AM – 12 Noon at Union Baptist Church, 30 S. Mill Street, New Salem, PA 15468. A private service for the family immediately to follow with Rev. Mary Baker eulogizing.

Professional services are entrusted to LANTZ Funeral Home, Inc., 297 E. Main St, Uniontown, PA. Condolences and floral tributes may be submitted thru www.lantzfh.com. Cards and Donations can be sent to Union Baptist Church, c/o Rev. Mary Baker.

 

James N. Kemp, age 59, of Warren, OH (formerly of Buffington, PA), passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at his home.

The son of John Kemp and Cora Lee Kinney Kemp, he was born January 24, 1962 in Buffington.

James was always an active Church member at Union Baptist Church in New Salem, PA with Pastor Mary L. Baker.  He most recently attended the church of Pastor Bobby Mitchell, The Father's House International in Winchester, OH. He was a subscribing Life Member-Fayette County NAACP, as well as a member of the Executive Board and Voter Registration Committee.  He received his Associates Degree in Theology from the Signal of Light Gospel School.  He worked at Walmart in Uniontown, PA and Mt. Pleasant, PA.

James was very present and passionate about his family and close friends. During his years growing up, in his family home, he helped his mother raise his niece and nephew, Robin and Michael Kemp.  James loved children and animals, cooking, music, dancing, and was always a stylish dresser.

 In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by siblings: Rose Brown, John Kemp Jr, and Gail Kemp-Peterson.

Left to mourn his passing are a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins; special cousins: Yvette (Nickie) Wade of Columbus, OH and Angie Kinney of Warren, OH; extended family members and special friends: Gwendolyn and Rev. Louis E. Ridgely, Jr. Evette Murray, Rita Yanko and family, and Janet Thomas (Settles) and family.

Friends and Family will be received Saturday, May 29, 2021 from 10:00 AM – 12 Noon at Union Baptist Church, 30 S. Mill Street, New Salem, PA 15468. A private service for the family immediately to follow with Rev. Mary Baker eulogizing.

Professional services are entrusted to LANTZ Funeral Home, Inc., 297 E. Main St, Uniontown, PA. Condolences and floral tributes may be submitted thru www.lantzfh.com. Cards and Donations can be sent to Union Baptist Church, c/o Rev. Mary Baker.

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Services

Public Visitation
Saturday
May 29, 2021

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Union Baptist Church
30 S. Mill St
New Salem, Pennsylvania 15468

Private Funeral Service

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