John L. Kemp


Passed: Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Funeral: Friday, November 17, 2017

Age: 81
Location: Greer, SC

John Lawrence Kemp, 81, passed away November 14, 2017.

A native of Greenville County, son of the late A.B. and Ina Forrester Kemp, he served in the U.S. Army National Guard, was a retired building contractor and a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.

Mr. Kemp was an ordained deacon, a mason and a shriner.


Surviving are a son, John "Johnny" L. Kemp, Jr. (Robin) of Landrum; one brother, Louie Kemp (Margie) of Greer; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Mr. Kemp was predeceased by two brothers, Lanny Kemp and Colin Kemp.

Funeral Services:

Funeral services will be held 3:00 p.m. Friday, November 17, 2017 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be held 1:30-2:45 p.m. Friday at the church.

The family is at the home of his son, 3449 Highway 414, Landrum, SC 29356.
Memorials may be made to National Health Care, 1305 Boiling Springs Road, Greer, SC 29650.

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.

Wood Mortuary

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