Marvin Ray Kemp
11/5/1950 - 5/10/2020
Marvin Ray Kemp,
69, better known as “Popeye” and “Pawpaw Cooter” departed
this life on Sunday, May 10, 2020 peacefully in his sleep. Marvin
was born on November 5, 1950 to Merell and Maurine (Ivy) Kemp.
preceded in death by his father, Merell Kemp, two brothers, Johnny
and Melvin Kemp, sister, Melissa Kemp, and ex wife, Bonnie Sue Fitch.
survived by his devoted and loving mother, Maurine (Ivy) Kemp. His
one and only child, the love of his life, whom he was so proud of,
Jennifer (Kemp) Armstrong and husband, Shawn. Grandchildren: Gareth
Richards, Brittany Anderson and Colby Thomas. His
great-grandchildren, Tanner Lanford Jr. and Victoria Richards. His
brothers, Kenneth (Linda) Kemp, Mark (Melanie) Kemp, and David Kemp.
His sisters, Shirley Jenkins, and Judy (Ronnie) Graham. Numerous
nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends. A special thanks to
his niece and caregiver, Tanya Murnahan.
Marvin was a
gentle and loving man who enjoyed fishing, drinking a cold one and
spending time with his family. He will be greatly missed by all who
knew and loved him.