Alton Harris Kemp

May 23, 1927 - March 1, 2017
Alton Harris Kemp


Alton H. Kemp, age 89 of Flemington Community in Wilmington passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2017.

He was born on May 23, 1927 to John and Leila Kemp. He was preceded in death by his wife Helen Gold Kemp and his brother, Chalmers Kemp.

Alton was a retired professional Truck Driver and a member of Light House Independent Baptist Church in Bolivia, NC.

He is survived by one daughter, Rebecca Mitchell (Al Mitchell) of Stonington, CT; grandchildren, Buddy and Martha Malpass of Leland, Betty Shaw of Whiteville, Linda Malpass of Wilmington, Tracey and Tom Turner of Preston, CT, Stephanie and David Croughwell of Lisbon, Allen and Heather Mitchell of Griswold, and George Mitchell of Pawcatuck, CT; great grandchildren Abby, Anna, Brie, and Lillian Mitchell, Jennifer and Patrick Croughwell, Chris, Lizzy and Grace Turner, Allen Mitchell, Sheila and Jason Castriota, Cindy Simmons, Jennifer Osborne Ashley and Kenny Agin, Travis Shaw, Cynthia Rose and Vince, Amanda Buff; great great grandchildren, Hannah , Jake Agin, Jaden and Grayson, Sylah Haley, Justin, Josh, Madison and Jase; nephew, Clay Kemp and nieces Janet and Tina.

The family will see friends from 6 to 8 pm Friday at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

Funeral services will be held 11 am Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel officiated by Pastor Robert Lucas. Burial will be at Riverview Memorial Park in Wallace, NC.

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  • March 02, 2017
    Cindy says:
    One of the best gifts ever...Grandpa Kemp!

  • March 03, 2017
    Sheila says:
    We will miss you very much love you always you were the best Grandpa ever.

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