Roger Kemp

 

Roger V. Kemp

May 21, 1941 - December 12, 2016

Obituary:

Roger V. Kemp, 75, of West Salem, died unexpectedly on Monday, Dec. 12, 2016 at his home after a period of declining health.
Roger was born May 21, 1941 in Lodi to the late Herbert and Ruth (Miller) Kemp and graduated from Medina High School in 1959.  He served in the U.S. Air Force for 4 years and on Oct. 26, 1963 he married the former Judy Johns.  Judy preceded him in death on Jan. 27, 1994.  He spent most of his work career with Honeywell and had service and repaired computers at Rubbermaid Inc, in Wooster.  Roger was a member of the American Society of Dowsers and enjoyed traveling around the country to various Dowsers Conventions and visiting Historical Native American Sites .  He was an avid reader having studied and researched various healthy living styles which he enjoyed sharing with others.  You could often find Roger shopping and eating out or spending time at outdoor festivals, fairs or band concerts in Ashland.  He had made his home in Congress for the past 50 years where he enjoyed feeding and observing he birds and wildlife in his back yard.
Surviving are his son and daughter-in-law, Robert and LaDonna Kemp and their sons, Kyle and Tyler of Westerville, a sister and brother-in-law, Linda and David Miller of Seville and nieces Holly Becht and Heidi Miller.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Kimberly Ann and his companion of over 10 years, Rille Reeds.
Services will be Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Murray Funeral Home in Creston with Pastor Gerald Clevenger officiating.  Burial will be in York Cemetery at Mallet Creek.  Friends may call Thursday from 4-7 at the funeral home.  Tributes may be shared at www.Murray-Funeral-Home. com  Memorial contributions may be made to the Simon Kenton Council of the Boy Scouts of America at skcscouts.org. 
 
To leave a condolence for the family, please send through the Message Board on the left. 
 
Name: Rebecca Gurland
 
Sincere condolences to Roger's family and friends. I'm grateful for the bits of wisdom and insights Roger shared, and his humor- they will always be remembered.
Rebecca Gurland
 
Name: Jamie Prosser

Sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with your family during this time. 
 
 
Name: SilentRon
 
As a member of the Ohio Buckeye Dowsers, we are all blessed to have known Roger.  We will deeply miss him.  His insights and spiritual contributions are invaluable.  Roger was an amazing person and I only wish I could have spent more time with him.  His energy and spirit live on.  His presence will be with me forever.  My prayers are with his family and loved ones at this most difficult time.
 
 
Name: Jerry and Karen Roderick on behalf of the Boy Scouts of Troop 365
 
Our thoughts and prayers are with you Rob, LaDonna, Kyle and Tyler. Rob, your father sounds like a guy whose interests would have been a joy for scouts to share. Peace. 
 
 

Name: Wooster Wayne Chapter DAR
 
The Wooster Wayne Chapter of DAR would like to extend our deepest sympathy to your family in the loss of your loved one. We are very grateful for  Roger's service to our country. Patriots are what keep our nation free. May God Bless you and comfort your family at this difficult time.
 
Name: Kara Matthies (previously Kara Austin)

 I just learned of Roger's passing. My condolences to the Kemp family. I knew Roger for 20 years, and he was always so kind.

 
 
Name: Kara Matthies (previously Kara Austin)
E-mail: misomaya1@gmail.com

Deceased Name: Roger Kemp
Email message:: I just learned of Roger's passing. My condolences to the Kemp family. I knew Roger for 20 years, and he was always so kind.

 Name: Kara Matthies (previously Kara Austin)
E-mail: misomaya1@gmail.com

Deceased Name: Roger Kemp
Email message:: I just learned of Roger's passing. My condolences to the Kemp family. I knew Roger for 20 years, and he was always so kind.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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