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Lewis Edward Kemmerer

August 7, 1927 - September 27, 2022

Lewis Edward “Jack” Kemmerer of Bedford, VA passed on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at the age of 95. He was born on August 7, 1927, in Richmond, VA to the late Frank Harker Kemmerer and Denise Elsie Bariaux Kemmerer.  In addition to his parents, Jack was preceded in death by his loving wife of 61 years, Shirley Christian Kemmerer and his two sisters Frances Hagar and Grace Petit.

Jack was a retired home builder and cabinet maker. He is a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church of Moneta, VA. The family finds great comfort in knowing his faith in Jesus Christ as his Savior.

Jack is survived by his four children, Janet, Jay and his wife, Jennifer, Russ and his wife, Debbie, and Scott Kemmerer; five grandchildren, Brian, Jason, Nathan, Austin and Lexi; two great-grandchildren, Remi and Bristol; also, numerous other family and church family.

A funeral service and celebration of Jack’s life will be conducted at 3:20 pm on Friday, September 30, 2022, at Tharp Funeral Chapel in Bedford, VA, with Pastor Danny Poff officiating. Jack will be buried at 11:00 am on Saturday, October 1, 2022, at Washington Memorial Park in Sandston, VA. To send condolences online please visit Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Bedford is assisting the family.

Burial Date October 1, 2022

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I worked for Mr. Kemmerer in the late 1960's and early 70''s while going to school. He was one of the most honest and caring individuals I ever met. He cared deeply about his family and always treated his customers and workers with respect. My sympathy to his family.

Posted by Helen J on September 30, 2022

Jack and I were very close, and I will deeply miss him. I look to see him again when we all meet in heaven.

Posted by Curtis Maree Kirkman Farley on September 29, 2022

Rest in Peace and Power. Your family who have gone before you welcome you home. Those left here on earth mourn your passing.

Posted by Anonymous on September 28, 2022

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