Arthur Leon Kemper
Arthur Leon Kemper, age 74, of
Kopperl, passed away early Saturday
morning, Feb. 9, 2013, in a Ft.
Worth hospice facility.
Funeral services were held Tuesday,
Feb. 12, 2013, in the Kopperl
First Baptist Church with Rev. Brian
Crain officiating. Burial was in
the Kopperl Cemetery. Pallbearers
were: Jeff Barrett, Randy Sweet,
Doug Day, John McCallister, Karl Hargis, and Steve
Hammer. Honorary pallbearers were Doyle Waller, Lloyd
Kuykendall, Lloyd Wayne Kuykendall, Shane Waller, and
Mr. Kemper was born March 8, 1938, in Vona, CO. He
was a son of the late Arthur A. and Ellen Edwina Sweet
Kemper. On Aug. 7, 1959, he was united in marriage to
Jerene Day in Ft. Worth.
Kemper worked for many years in the trucking industry
where he was a dispatcher. He was a member of the Kopperl
First Baptist Church.
His survivors include his wife, Jerene of Kopperl; daughter,
Gaye Lynn Tidwell and husband, Mike, of Kopperl;
sons, Mike Kemper and wife, Betty, of Burleson and Mark
Kemper and wife, Michelle, of Arlington; grandchildren,
Clay Tidwell, Jennifer Kemper, Kristina Bennett and husband,
Key, Kelsie Kemper and Hayden Kemper; sister,
Joyce Kemper of Mansfield; numerous nieces, nephews,
other relatives and a host of friends.
Memorials are requested to be sent to the American Cancer
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.lawsonfuneralhome.
net. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home