Grant E. Kemp III (1975 - 2018)

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WELLSVILLE - Grant E. Kemp III, 42, of 193 Pine St., died unexpectedly at home on Wednesday (Sept. 12, 2018).

He was born Dec. 4, 1975, in Wellsville, the son of Grant E. and Janet Weinhauer Kemp Jr. On Dec. 30, 2015, in Wellsville, he married Sheila A. Jeffers, who survives.

Grant was raised in Wellsville and was a 1995 graduate of Wellsville High School. He was a 1997 graduate of Alfred State College, School of Applied Technology, with a degree in electrical-mechanical systems.

He was first employed by Corning Glass in Erwin, and Pizza King and Kwik Fill in Wellsville. He later owned and operated Kemp's Moving and Hauling and was a self employed electrical contractor. More recently he worked for TEI Analytical Services and was currently an industrial radiographer for JANX.

He was an avid outdoorsman who loved nature, going to music festivals and the bands, Phish and the Grateful Dead. He enjoyed collecting arrowheads, riding motorcycles and snowmobiling.

Surviving in addition to his wife, are three sons, Tyler Grant Kemp of Wellsville, Taytin (Sabrina) Scott of Belmont and Braden Scott of Wellsville; his mother, Janet (Bill Sweet) Kemp of Wellsville; his father, Grant (Linda) Kemp Jr. of Wellsville; two sisters, Jessie Kemp and Samantha (Pete) Jacobs; one brother, Josey Kemp; his maternal grandfather, William Weinhauer of Wellsville; his maternal grandmother, Marlene Rose of Wellsville; paternal grandmother, Onalee Hackett of Wellsville; his mother-in-law, Jacque (Edwin) Gilmore of Hinsdale; as well as several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by his paternal grandfather, Tom Hackett.

Friends are invited to call from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 18, 2018) and noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday (Sept. 19, 2018) at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc. in Wellsville. A memorial service will follow visitation on Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the funeral home.

Please consider memorial donations to the crohnscolitisfoundation.org.

To leave online condolences, please visit embserfuneralhome.com.
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Published in The Olean Times Herald from Sept. 14 to Sept. 16, 2018
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