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Obituary for Richard Nathaniel Kemper

Bishop Richard Nathaniel Kemper, 79, born October 28, 1938 in Columbus, OH, departed this life Monday, November 6, 2017, at Kobacker House after an extended illness. Bishop Kemper was serving as Pastor of the Jerusalem Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church at the time of his passing. Predeceased by grandparents Reverend John R. and Mary Kemper, mother Mary Elizabeth Kemper, brother John Robert Kemper, Sr., and grandson Chavin L. Roberts. Survived by wife, Sandra J. Kemper; children, Roderick C. Kemper, Sr. (Janet), Richard N. Kemper, II, Randolph M. (Terrion) Kemper, Reginald D. Kemper, Regina R. Kemper, Dwayne E. (Monica) Turner, Andrea L. (Tim) Muhammad, and Derrick L. Turner; 19 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Dorothy Kemper and Christine Hill; and a host of other relatives and friends.

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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Good Samaritan Baptist Church

1680 E. Fulton Avenue
Columbus, OH 43205

Floral deliveries for the family of Bishop Kemper will be received at the church, 8:30-9:30 am, Monday, November 13, 2017. There are no weekend delivery hours available for this service.

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11:00 AM
Good Samaritan Baptist Church

1680 E. Fulton Avenue
Columbus, OH 43205

Cemetery Details


Glen Rest Memorial Estate

8029 East Main Street
Reynoldsburg, Ohio 43068


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