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Matthew E. Kemp

Born: Mon., Nov. 7, 1966
Died: Mon., Apr. 14, 2014


Visitation

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Thu., Apr. 24, 2014
Location: Chandler Funeral Home


Memorial Service

6:00 PM Thu., Apr. 24, 2014
Location: Chandler Funeral Home Chapel


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Matthew Elliott Kemp age 47 of Belpre, OH passed away Monday, April 14, 2014 at his residence. He was born November 7, 1966 in Cambridge, OH a son of Harold E. Kemp of Flushing, OH and Sally Hall Turner of Belpre. 

Matthew was a Caldwell High School graduate. He was an avid deer hunter. He could often be found tinkering on all types of small engines.

In addition to his parents, he is loved and missed by his family wife Jill Eddleblute Kemp, whom he married January 17, 2014; son Turner Chase of Decatur, IL; step-daughter Brooke; 2 brothers Mark (Pam Hewlett) Kemp of Hilliard, OH and Michael Kemp of Belpre; sister Misty Coe of Marietta, OH. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Cremation will be observed. Friends will be received Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at the Chandler Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 609 West Street, Caldwell, Ohio 43724. A memorial service will be held Thursday, April 24, 2014 concluding visitation at 6:00 PM in the Chandler Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Michael Lamb officiating. Inurnment will be observed at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the family for final expenses in c/o Chandler Funeral Home, 609 West Street, Caldwell, OH 43724. 

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Janice Woods
   Posted Mon April 21, 2014
Jill, So sorry for your loss !!
Thinking of you, Janice Woods

Cheryl Hinton
   Posted Mon April 21, 2014
Jill, I never met your husband but having met you I know he had to be someone special. I am so sorry for your loss. I know you made him a happy person, knowing your personality.

Kimberly (Groves) Archer
   Posted Mon April 21, 2014
Thoughts and prayers to all of Matt's family during this difficult time!!

Amanda Thorn
   Posted Mon April 21, 2014
Jill, I cannot say I'm sorry enough. Many thoughts, prayers and love being sent to you. Although I never met Matt, I was with you many times as you spoke about him and your love for one another. It was one of a kind!! I am here for you if you need anything at all. Love you very much!!! May God comfort you and his family during this difficult time.

Amanda, Jeremy, Baileigh and Brennen

Rhonda Minosky Hastings
   Posted Mon April 21, 2014
Jill and all family,

Sorry to hear of your loss. I knew Matthew when he was a young boy. He was always a happy kid. I went to school with his brother Mark. Please give my condolences to Mark as well. My heart is sad to see such a good young man go. Many prayers to you and the family. Respectfully, Rhonda Minosky Hastings

Traci Barnett
   Posted Mon April 21, 2014
To the family of Matt Kemp. I am so sorry for your loss. I went to school with Matt and remember many many fun times with him. I know by what he said to me he had a very strong relationship with God and I am sure he is looking down from Heaven smiling. May God be with you and give you the strength to deal with your loss.

Ellen
   Posted Mon April 21, 2014
Jill I am so sorry for your loss.Know that you are in my prayers and thoughts. If there is anything I can do let me know. Prayers for Matt s family.

Connie Parker
   Posted Mon April 21, 2014
Jill, My dear friend, I am so very sorry that you and Matt's family are going through this at his young age. I am thinking of you and praying for the family. I hate being so far away. Please know that I am here for you if you need to talk. I love you ~Connie Parker

Jim & Theresa Cartell
   Posted Mon April 21, 2014
To Matts family,our deepest sympathy. We remember Matt as a little boy growing up in Macksburg. So sorry for your loss.

Lois Lee
   Posted Mon April 21, 2014
To all Matt's family you all are in my thoughts and prayers I went to Caldwell High class of 1983 went to school with Mark I know how it feels to lose a brother mine passed in 2008. May Matt R.I.P. and his family be cared and help thru Jesus to comfort and care for you May God bless each of you!!!

Butch Turner
   Posted Mon April 21, 2014
Jill, Sally and the Kemp family it is with deep sorrow that Matt is no longer with us he will be deeply miss by all. Love all of you Butch

Dave and Diana Lawrence
   Posted Mon April 21, 2014
Sally, Misty and Family,
We are saddened to hear of the loss of your son and brother. May you all find peace in the memories and faith in knowing that he is in a better place.
You will be in our prayers in the coming days. We love you Misty and our hearts are broken for you. God Bless

The Clark's Bob,Janey & Robbie & Salena
   Posted Mon April 21, 2014
We are so sorry for your loss, I remember Matt when he lived in Macksburg and he would come to our house with Mike, you are in our thoughts & prayers to the Kemp family.

Steve Snider
   Posted Tue April 22, 2014
Sorry for your loss. Matt will be missed here at work.

Charlotte Valentine
   Posted Tue April 22, 2014
So sorry for the loss of Matt. I will miss him here at work. He was a great guy.

Don Brown
   Posted Tue April 22, 2014
My deepest condolences to the family. I work with Mike and went to school with Matt's parents. Great people. Sally, Mike and Aunt Beth-my thoughts are with you, Eddie and the entire family-Don Brown.


Rev. Gregory Magruder
   Posted Tue April 22, 2014
My prayers are with the family of Matt at this time. I taught Matt in his 8th grade year and always liked him as a person. He had a friendly spirit and a shyness that was appealing. I have lost track of him over the years. I hope life treated him well and that his wife and children will know the peace of God during these days of sadness. May the God of comfort give you comfort.

Gayle King
   Posted Tue April 22, 2014
To Mike,Darla, Tyson, Teleasha, Tayla, and Tessa,

So sorry for your loss. I did not know Matt personally, but I understand the heart break of losing a family member. You will all be in my prayers as you go through this time of loss. May the love of God give you and your family comfort, understanding and strength to carry on!

Christine Yates
   Posted Tue April 22, 2014
Very sorry for the loss of Matt! He will be greatly missed by all of us at work.

Jason Conrad
   Posted Tue April 22, 2014

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Jim & Vera Poole
   Posted Tue April 22, 2014
Sally, we are so sorry to hear of your loss. It must be so difficult; we both have "children" in the same age group, and we can't imagine having to deal with this kind of loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Love to you and your family.

Wende Schott
   Posted Tue April 22, 2014
We are so sorry for your loss. Rest in peace Matt.

Linda McAuley
   Posted Tue April 22, 2014
I met Matt when we were in the 7th Grade at Dexter City Jr High and we were friends throughout our high school years and into our 20s. We had so many fun times in the 80s but then life took us in different directions and we lost touch with a few calls over the years. He was a kind & nice man that I remember with much fondness. After I left for college he would check in on my grandma and take her out to dinner and drive her to appointments which is an act of kindness I will never forget. I am saddened to hear of his untimely death and my thoughts are with his family and all of those that loved him.

Tami Beverly
   Posted Tue April 22, 2014
Jill,
May God comfort you with peace during this difficult time, as only He can. You are in my thoughts and prayers. He will not lead you where his grace cannot keep you, when you are faltering, you still will find Him there.
Love & prayers,
Wayne & Tami Beverly

Penny Howard
   Posted Wed April 23, 2014

GARDEN PATH was sent by Jeff .

With our deepest sympathies. Jeff & Penny (Harriman) Howard & Family


Kathy and Bill Taylor
   Posted Wed April 23, 2014
Misty, Sally and Family

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I hope you find peace in your memories and may God give you strength to bear the loss.

Sarah Lowden
   Posted Wed April 23, 2014
Jill, I am so sorry to hear about your tremendous loss. Hugs & prayers, Sarah & kids

Wanda Erb-Hetzer
   Posted Wed April 23, 2014
Misty, Sally, Mark and Mike

I'm so sorry to hear about Matt. You're in my thoughts and prayers. With sincere sympathy, I love and miss you Misty.

Ralph Tewksbury
   Posted Wed April 23, 2014
Misty, My thoughts and prayers are with you as you grieve the loss of your brother.

In Christian Love, Ralph

Carol Farnese
   Posted Thu April 24, 2014
Sally, Mark, Misty and Michael,
I pray that God wraps his loving arms around all of you as you grieve the loss of Matt. I have such wonderful memories of Matt from our childhood and growing up in Macksburg.

Yvonne Hesson Smith
   Posted Thu April 24, 2014
Mark , Misty and family, prayers for you all at this difficult time. May God give you a peace that only He can give. I will always remember Matt with a sweet grin on his face. He was a good kid. God bless you, Yvonne & Gary

Kelita Deems
   Posted Fri April 25, 2014
Jill,

I am very sorry to hear of your loss. Know that you are in my prayers.

Mike Allen
   Posted Sun April 27, 2014
So sorry for your loss. Mike and I use to ride back and forth to work together. He will be greatly missed.

Frank Bilyeu
   Posted Mon June 30, 2014
It's sad to hear about Matt, I wish I wouldv'e known sooner. Had the privilege of working with him here at ADM in Decatur, IL. I know the difficult times he went thru while here. My wife and I were honor to have him attend church with us several times along with Chase. I still have a picture of him a Chase with the deer Chase got several years ago. I pray he finnaly found peace with God and will not suffer no more. Our Prayers go out to his family.