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Dennis W. Kemp

Apr 01, 2013

Dennis W. Kemp, 72, Mt. Pleasant, died Friday, March 29, 2013, at the Henry County Health Center in Mt. Pleasant.

According to his wishes his body has been cremated and no services are planned at this time.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Murphy Funeral Home of Mt. Pleasant is handling the arrangements.

He was born Jan. 17, 1941, in Fairfield, the son of Warren and Louise Culbertson Kemp. He attended Parsons College in Fairfield, University of Iowa in Iowa City then on to the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas. He enjoyed living in Dallas, Texas and moved to Mt. Pleasant in 2002, where he worked at the Mt. Pleasant Wal-mart as a greeter.

He played trumpet for the Dallas Jazz Orchestra and enjoyed wood working and skydiving.

He is survived by his children: Sabra Lyons of California, Rob Kemp of Texas and Angela Whitten of Texas; seven grandchildren; and his sister, Sherry Dailey of Mt. Pleasant.

He was preceded in death by his parents.


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