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Wayne Kemp, Gradyville, KY (1947-2011)

He was a highly regarded member of a prominent Gradyville, KY, family. He was a former truck driver and farmer

Wayne Kemp, 63, of the Gradyville community, died Thursday, April 7, 2011 at the Westlake Regional Hospital Emergency Room, Columbia, KY.

The funeral service will be Sunday, April 10, 2011 at 1pmCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY, with Rev. Mike Moon officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, 174 Milltown Church RD, Columbia, KY. Visitation after 4pmCT. Saturday, April 9, 2011, at the funeral home.

Casket Bearers: Barry Hamlett, Ricky Hamlett, Reed Gist, Dale Hayes, Tommy Hardison, Michael Parnell.

Honorary: Richie Janes, Bob Moss, Billy Joe Parnell, Bill Rogers, Norman Janes, Bill Henson, Jack Collins, Daniel Nissley, James Absher, and Johnny Moore.

Wayne Kemp, Gradyville, KY (1947-2011)

He was born Monday, April 14, 1947, in Adair Co., KY. He was the son of the late Ralph and Corinne Hamlett Kemp. He died Thursday, April 7, 2011, in Columbia, Adair Co., KY, at the age of 63 years, 11 months, and 24 days.

He was a former truck driver and farmer.

Survivors include the following:
  • His son and and daughter in law: Brian and Lisa Kemp of Gradyville, KY

  • His grandson: Colton Wayne Kemp and step-grandson, Waydon Yates

  • Special friends: Susan and Michael McMinoway of Columbia, KY

  • Several other relatives and friends
He was preceded in death by a son, Gregory Kemp.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
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