James H. Kemp, age 88 of Massillon, passed away Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at Rose Lane Care Facility.
He was born September 15, 1931, in Massillon son of the late Arvine and Verna (Peterson) Kemp.
He was a veteran of the Army serving in Germany during the Korean War.
James retired from Eaton Manufacturing.
James is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Roger Fowler of Massillon; son, Tom Kemp of Arkansas; step-children Paula Milbrodt, Jim Lehman, and Marsha Huff; six grandchildren and several step-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by first wife Betty Louise, second wife Betty Mae, four sisters, four brothers and step-daughter, Mary Lou Tansek.
In keeping with his wishes, there will be no service.
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