KEMPNER--Joseph, 85, formerly of Brooklyn, died July 24th, 2008 in Marlboro, NJ. Beloved husband of Carol Brown, father of Robert (Tere), Marien K. Barker (Rick), grandfather of Robert, Jason and John, Samantha and Jamie Barker, great-grandfather of Alex, Gabrielle and Kailyn. World renowned professor of aerospace and applied mechanical engineering before his retirement from Polytechnic University. Will be missed.
Published in New York Times on Aug. 5, 2008.