Russell Kemp (1923 - 2012)

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Russell E. Kemp
Evansville, IN
Russell E. Kemp, 89, of Evansville, passed away Saturday, December 8, 2012, at VNA Hospice. He was born January 17, 1923, in Dierks, Arkansas.
Russell was a graduate of SMU at the top of his class.
He was a US Army Veteran serving in WWII.
Russell had been an electrical engineer at General Electric for 39 years.
He was a member of Fairlawn United Methodist Church
Russell enjoyed horse racing, traveling, auto mechanics and golf.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Rebecca Kemp on October 16, 2012.
Russell is survived by his sons, Michael E. Kemp (Lynn C.) of Corydon, KY and John J. Kemp (Janna K.) of Carrollton, TX; and granddaughter, Angela K. Kemp.
Services will be 2:00 PM Tuesday, December 11, 2012, at Alexander East Chapel, officiated by Rev. Pat Jackson, with entombment in Park Lawn Cemetery. Friends may visit Tuesday from 1:00 PM until service time at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the , 4770 Covert Avenue, Evansville, IN 47714. Condolences may be made online at

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Alexander Funeral Home-East Chapel
2115 Lincoln Avenue
Evansville, IN 47714
(812) 476-1351
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Published in Courier Press on Dec. 10, 2012
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