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Joan Kemper

June 13, 1938 ~ June 2, 2022 (age 83)


Joan Kemper, 83, Gallipolis, Ohio passed away peacefully surrounded by family Thursday, June 2, 2022 in Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, Ohio. She was born June 13, 1938 in Gallia County, Ohio, daughter of the late Pearl and Mary (Gooldin) Kemper.

Joan is survived by her children: Rory (Daleanna) Langford, Bidwell, Ohio and Shawna (Ronald) Pitchford, Gallipolis, Ohio; grandchildren: Danielle Price, Sabrina (fiancé Nick Bundenthal) Pope, Hollie Langford, Seth (Robin) Langford, Brian “B.J.” Gay, Jessica Gay and Shane Gay; great-grandchildren: Charlie & Daimien Bradley, Reece & Rider Langford and several others; three nieces and one nephew as well as a sister-in-law, Carole Kemper, Mt. Sterling, Ohio.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by daughter, Vicki White and brothers, Harold “Grip” Kemper and Ray Kemper.

The family would like to extend gratitude and thanks to special friends and caregivers over the years of Joan’s that she dearly loved.

Graveside services will be conducted 12:00 Noon Thursday, June 9, 2022 the Vinton Memorial Park.      

“I am home in Heaven, dear ones; Oh, so happy and so bright! There is perfect joy and beauty in this everlasting light. All the pain and grief is over, every restless tossing passed; I am now at peace forever, Safely home in Heaven at last.”

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Graveside Service
June 9, 2022

12:00 PM
Vinton Memorial Park
SR 160
Vinton, OH 45686

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