Porter Kemp
Porter Kemp
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Friday
12
July

Visitation

10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday, July 12, 2019
Abell Funeral Home - Abernathy
411 16th Street
Abernathy, Texas, United States
Friday
12
July

Family and Friends Gathering

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Friday, July 12, 2019
Abell Funeral Home - Abernathy
411 16th Street
Abernathy, Texas, United States
Saturday
13
July

Graveside

10:00 am
Saturday, July 13, 2019
Abernathy Cemetery
1350 CR 325
Abernathy, Texas, United States

Obituary of Porter Kemp

Graveside services for Porter Kemp, 84, of Abernathy, TX, will be held at 10:00 am Saturday, July 13, 2019, in the Abernathy Cemetery with Rev. Bill Parmer officiating. Family will receive friends from 6:00- 7:30 pm Friday, July 12th. Services are under the direction of Abell Funeral Home & Flower Shop of Abernathy.

Mr. Kemp died Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in Lubbock, TX.

He was born August 16, 1934 in Gainesville, TX to Eugene Kemp, Sr. and Vessie Geneva (Pierson) Kemp.  He married Mary Haney August 7, 1954, in Lubbock. He served his country in the National Guard from 1955 to 1956.  Porter loved his family, sports, especially tennis, and fishing. He built houses and countertops. He never met a stranger.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Kemp, July 12, 2017, and his siblings, Troy Lee Kemp, Eugene Kemp, Jr, Toy Wanda Holman, Mary Joe Kemp, Linda Jane Cozart and a half-sister, Imogene DeBord.

He is survived by his daughter, Mary Etta Hartless and husband Jerry of Abernathy, 3 grandsons, Chuck Hartless and wife Heidi, Robert Hartless and partner Bryan Cervantes and Sebastian Hartless, 3 step grandsons, James Arevalo, Bretan Hartless and Albert Roman, 2 great granddaughters, Reagan and Ashton Hartless and 2 brothers, Wayne Kemp of Lubbock and Robert Kemp of Abernathy.
 

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