Charles Edwin Kemp


Charles “Chuck” Edwin Kemp, age 47, passed away all too soon from complications of congestive heart failure on Saturday morning, September 2, 2017 at Community Heart and Vascular Hospital in Indianapolis. He was a lifelong resident of Morgantown.

Chuck was born July 16, 1970, in Franklin, to David L. and Joyce R. (Parson) Kemp. He was a 1988 graduate of Indian Creek High School and attended Ball State University. Chuck worked as a meat cutter for Meijer in Southport and previously gave 25 years of service to Marsh Supermarket.

Chuck was a lifetime member and past President of the German American Klub of Indianapolis, was a member of the Indianapolis Liederkranz and the Indianapolis Saenger Chor. He was the Chairman of the annual Oktoberfest in Indianapolis and Managing Member of the Edelweiss Restaurant. In his spare time, Chuck enjoyed hunting as well as supporting Indiana Marching Band Competitions.

He will be dearly missed by his loving mother Joyce R. Kemp of Morgantown, companion Patty Johns of Indianapolis, brother: David E. (Valerie) Kemp of Morgantown and several Aunts, Uncles and cousins.

Chuck was preceded in death by his father David L. Kemp and grandparents Riley & Mary Jane (Nay) Kemp and Donald and Louise (Green) Parson.

The Rev. Ed Tharpe will conduct a funeral service 10 a.m. Wednesday at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4 p.m.until 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Chuck to the German American Klub: 8602 South Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46217.

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Information: (812) 597-4670