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John M Kemp

November 12, 1957 ~ December 22, 2021 (age 64)

Obituary

John M. Kemp, 64, of Wilmington, Ohio passed away Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at his residence.  His wife, Deborah Hickman Kemp, survives.  He was born November 12, 1957 in Wilmington, Ohio the son of Norma Kingery Frye of Lebanon, Ohio and the late Bill Frye.

Mr. Kemp was a retired truck driver and a graduate of Lebanon High School.  He enjoyed woodworking and spending time with his children and grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Kemp is survived by two sons, John (Toni) Kemp of Delaware, Ohio and Jeremy (Andrea) Kemp of Clarksville, Ohio; a daughter, Magon Didas of Wilmington, Ohio; a brother, Bill (Melinda) Frye of Lebanon, Ohio; and six grandchildren, Caleb, Addy, Tyler, Brooklyn, Alayna, and Bentley.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon, Thursday, December 30, 2021 at Smith Funeral Home, 327 N. South Street, Wilmington, Ohio followed by a funeral service at 12:00 Noon, Thursday.  Burial will be in Miami Cemetery, Waynesville, Ohio.

If desired memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
December 30, 2021

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Smith Funeral Homes
327 N. South Street
Wilmington, OH 45177

Funeral Service
Thursday
December 30, 2021

12:00 PM
Smith Funeral Homes
327 N. South Street
Wilmington, OH 45177

Donations

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345
Web: http://www.cancer.org/

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