Nov. 30, 1924 – Nov. 22, 2021
Robert L. Kemp, 96, Elwood, passed away on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021 at Riverwalk Village in Noblesville.
He was born on Nov. 30, 1924 to Charlie and Hazel (Bradfield) Kemp in Noblesville, Ind.
Mr. Kemp worked as a lumber delivery driver for Lowe’s. He was a member of Zion Chapel in Elwood and loved singing hymns. Mr. Kemp enjoyed working with his hands and was a woodworker. He made new friends wherever he went and loved being outdoors, walking and gardening. Most of all, Mr. Kemp loved his family and cherished the time he spent with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include his children, Robert (Rita) Kemp Jr., David Kemp, Phyllis Shawhan, Herbert (Julia) Kemp, Fredrick (Susan) Kemp and Randy (Rose) Kemp; as well as many nieces and nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lillie Maxine Kemp, who he married on Dec. 24, 1948; sisters, Jenny Goff, Edith Rigdon and Esther Knight; brothers, Elijah Kemp and Frank Kemp; and his son-in-law, Robert Leroy Shawhan.
Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021 at Randall & Roberts Funeral Home, 1150 Logan Street, in Noblesville. Services will be held at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021 at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Noblesville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 50 East 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240.