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Richard Kemper


1938 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Richard Kemper Obituary
Kemper, Richard
1938 - 2017
Bishop Richard Nathaniel Kemper, 79, born October 28, 1938 in Columbus, OH, departed this life Monday, November 6, 2017, at Kobacker House after an extended illness. Bishop Kemper was serving as Pastor of the Jerusalem Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church at the time of his passing. Predeceased by grandparents Reverend John R. and Mary Kemper, mother Mary Elizabeth Kemper, brother John Robert Kemper, Sr., and grandson Chavin L. Roberts. Survived by wife, Sandra J. Kemper; children, Roderick C. Kemper, Sr. (Janet), Richard N. Kemper, II, Randolph M. (Terrion) Kemper, Reginald D. Kemper, Regina R. Kemper, Dwayne E. (Monica) Turner, Andrea L. (Tim) Muhammad, and Derrick L. Turner; 19 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Dorothy Kemper and Christine Hill; and a host of other relatives and friends. Homegoing Service 11 a.m. Monday, November 13, 2017 at Good Samaritan Baptist Church, 1680 E. Fulton St., where his family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until time of the service. Interment Glen Rest Memorial Estate. Arrangements entrusted to DIEHL-WHITTAKER FUNERAL SERVICE, 720 E. Long St. To express condolences to the Kemper family or send flowers, please visit Bishop Kemper's online memory book at www.diehl-whittaker.com/obits.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Nov. 12, 2017
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