Raymond Kemp, 89, husband of Joyce H. Kemp, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, at his home.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Floria Wolfe (Rodney) and Teresa Russell; five grandchildren, Shannon Duncan (Gary), Candice Shaulis (Jeff), Rachel Miller (Robbie), Jamie Sereg (Whitney) and Megan Kirven; and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Stephen R. Kemp.

The family would like to give special thanks to his nurse and caregiver, Beth, and Agapé Hospice for the compassionate and tender care they provided and an extra special thanks to his neighbors, Bernie and Wanda Brown, for all of their help at all hours of the day and night.

A graveside service was conducted by the Rev. Dr. Eugene Mosier, who is very much appreciated.

Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter was in charge of the arrangements.