James Richard Kemp
James Richard Kemp
  • April 9, 1949 - December 25, 2017
  • Hendersonville, Tennessee

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James Richard Kemp, 68, passed away December 25, 2017. He was the husband of Peggy Ann Kemp. They shared 47 years of marriage together.

Born in Nashville Tennessee on April 9, 1949, he was the son of James Russell and Norma Jean Kemp.

He was a member of Holiday Heights Baptist Church and retired from the Comfort Group where he was a Welder. He enjoyed serving God and his three grand babies.He will be remembered as a loving, giving and fun Pop Pop.

He is survived by his wife Peggy Kemp; son, Chad (Kristy) Kemp; daughter, Leslie (Travis) Jarrett; granddaughters, Calleigh Kemp, Hallie Rae and Anslee Jarrett, Autumn and Meagan Charles; sisters, Trena Serrano, Pam Williamson; brothers, Jeff (Joye) Kemp, Rusty (Jackie) Kemp; cousin, Sheila (Dan) Connelly and faithful companion, Bandit.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Jim and Norma Jean Kemp; grandparents, Kido and Betty Kemp and Curtis and Cora Lee Lambert.

Visitation is Thursday from 12-8 and Friday from 10-12 with service at 12 at Forest Lawn Funeral Home with Jon Briggs officiating.