Oliver H. Kemp

This obituary was submitted by Dan Houser

Kemp, Oliver H.

May 12, 1943 Obit Oliver H. Kemp Dies in Corydon. Of complication aged seventy-three.Oliver H. Kemp passed away last Thursday morning at 3:30 o'clock at his home in North Corydon. Death was caused from a lingering illness of a complication of diseases. Mr. Kemp was seventy-three years, one month and four days of age. He was the son of the late John W. and Arena Barnett Kemp. [son of Henry, son of Reuben Kemp] Mr. Kemp and his family moved to Corydon from Dale about twenty-five years ago, and has had employment with the Keller Manufacturing Co. Since the deceased was a member of the Corydon United Brethren Church. Funeral service were held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Corydon United Brethren church, conducted by the Rev. D. H. McCormick and the Rev. C. H. Youngblood. Music was furnished by a quartette composed of Mrs. Larry Splain, Miss. Fern Grove, Marshall Kitterman and Russell Louden with Mrs. D. H. McCormick as organist. Burial was in Cedar Hill Cemetery. The pallbearers were Edgar Lord, Alva Shrigley, Charles Fravel, Oscar Eisenmenger, Fred Bickel and Earl Cline. Surviving are his wife Mrs. Stella Kemp, a son Lloyd Kemp, and three daughters, Miss, Cella Kemp, of Corydon, Mrs. James (Irma) Shuck of Indianapolis, and Mrs. Milton (Mary) Jordan of Santa Ana. Cal. He also leaves seven grandchildren, seven brothers and two sisters. Byrd, Lawrence, Clifford and Palmer Kemp. Miss Nellie Kemp and Mrs. Letitia Comma, all of East St. Louis, John Kemp of Lincoln City, Lewis Kemp of Huntingburg, and Dean Kemp of Corydon, A son Millard Kemp preceded him in death.