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Paul

Eugene "Gene"

Kemper

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October 19, 2016

Paul Eugene "Gene" Kemper, 87, of 2042 S. Carpenter Dr., went to be with the Lord on October 19, 2016. Mr. Kemper was born March 23, 1929 the son of the late Lewis E. Kemper and Myrtle Dew Kemper. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two Sisters Wanda K. Hepler and Maxine Byer and two Brothers Joseph Kemper and Richard Kemper. He retired at 46 years of service with MeadWestvaco and was a member of the Curtis A. Smith Veterans of Foreign War Post 1033. Surviving are his wife of 61 years Norma Kirby Kemper of Covington, one daughter Donna Kemper of Covington, two grandsons Paul Holsclaw and Marie Tang and Ross Holsclaw IV and wife Li, one great granddaughter Paris all of Covington, two sisters Jewell Anderson and Betty Kemper both of Covington and a number of nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held Saturday October 22, 2016 at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Arritt Funeral Home with the Rev. Doug Williams officiating. The family will receive their friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Alleghany Memorial Park with military rites presented by the Curtis A. Smith Veterans of Foreign War Post 1033 Memorial Contributions in Mr. Kemper's name may be made to Mountain Regional Hospice at P.O. Box 637 Clifton Forge, VA 24422 or the Salvation Army at P.O. Box 877 Covington, VA 24426. Cemetery Information Alleghany Memorial Park 7008 Winterberry Ave. Covington,VA - 24426 Service Saturday, October 22, 2016 02:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426 Visition Saturday, October 22, 2016 01:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426
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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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Donna S. Nicely

Apr 20, 2024

Please accept my most sincere sympathy at this difficult time. May God bless you and may his influence live on in the lives he touched along life’s way.

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Mike and April Rose

Apr 20, 2024

Johnny was a good dear friend,who will be missed immensely.Our deepest sympathy to the Nida family.

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Pete and Mary Hutchison, Jr

Apr 19, 2024

Thankful for the many wonderful memories from our motorcycle trips. Prayers for peace and comfort.

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