Arthur Leroy Kemp
Services will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday at Good Hope Baptist Church for Mr. Arthur Leroy Kemp, 55, of Purvis, MS.
He died Saturday, March 23, 2019 at his residence.
Interment will be in Cherished Acres Cemetery with military rites performed by the VFW Post 3036 Honor Guard.
Mr. Kemp was the owner of Hub City Quick Lube and Tune Up and a member of Good Hope Baptist Church. Leroy was an avid outdoorsman. He loved to hunt and fish. He was a faithful son, devoted husband, and a very special, dedicated daddy and poppy. Most importantly, Leroy loved people especially children. He ministered love into the hearts of many. He will be dearly missed by his family, friends, and customers.
He was preceded in death by his dad, James T. Locke.
He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Jones Kemp of Purvis, MS; mother, Evelyn Locke of Purvis, MS; two sons, Wesley Johnson (Breanne) and Jon Riley Kemp both of Purvis,MS; two daughters, Lauren Hartfield (Cody) and Taylor Jones both of Purvis,MS; three sisters, Sarah Davis of Lumberton, MS, Diane Stevens of Hattiesburg, MS, and Susan Baughman of Petal, MS; four brothers, Arthur "Casper" Kemp of Petal, MS, Kelvin Locke of Brookhaven, MS, Melvin Locke of Tea, South Dakota, Bobby Joe Locke of Laurel, MS, three grandchildren, Adleigh Hartfield, Baylor Hartfield, and Gamble Johnson all of Purvis, MS; numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be 5:00-9:00 PM Tuesday at Good Hope Baptist Church.
Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.