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Paul David Kemp Sr.

Mr. Paul David Kemp Sr. age 83 of Lebanon passed away January 14, 2022.  He was born at home in Putnam County, TN April 1, 1938, to the late Kenneth Haile Kemp and Lola Louella Lee Kemp.  He served in the National Guard and retired from Precision Rubber.  He attended the Church of God.  He enjoyed reading, football and baseball, especially the Atlanta Braves, and watching westerns and tinkering in his spare time.

He was preceded in death by two sisters:  Dean Gaines, Shug Neely; grandson, Charles David Kemp.

Survivors include his wife of sixty-one years, Ruth Cripps Kemp; four children:  David, Gary, Mike Kemp and Rita (Terry) Makin; sister, Betty Hunt; step-sister, Diane Lee; step-brother, Robert Lee; eight grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 20, 2022, at 1 p.m. from the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. Ronnie Gaines officiating.  Interment – Wilson County Memorial Gardens.  Pallbearers:  James Kemp, Nick Oliver, Freddie Mofield, Anthony Cripps, Tony York, Sean Wilkerson.  Visitation Wednesday 3-7 p.m. and Thursday 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME, in charge of arrangements.


Messages for the Family

  1. Marie Gray says:
    My sincere condolences to the family. I cannot be there due to quarantine.
  2. Kay Thompson says:
    My sincere condolences to the family. Be blessed in the Lord and the power of his mighty name