Roy Joe KEMP, Sr.

Roy Joe KEMP, Sr.[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9]

Male 1930 - 1968

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  • Suffix  Sr. 
    Born  6 Sep 1930  Swainsboro, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  4 Dec 1968  Atlanta, Fulton County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Swainsboro City Cemetery, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Roy Joe KEMP Sr.(Jo Louise4, Charles3, Reubin2, Daniel1), a son of Jo Louise Boatright and Arthur Roy Kemp, was born on 6 September 1930 in Swainsboro, Emanuel County, Georgia. He was named as a son, age 9, in his parents' household in the 1940 Emanuel County census. He also was named as a surviving son in his father's 1944 obituary and as a surviving half-brother in Alfred Coleman Kemp's 1948 obituary.

      He married Ann LaJean Garrett on 6 June 1954 in Swainsboro. She was born on 28 February 1932, a daughter of Annie Waller and John Ace Garrett.

      They had three children:

      i. Lessie Katherine KEMP
      ii. Roy Joe KEMP Jr.
      iii. John Alfred KEMP

      Roy graduated from Georgia Tech with a B.S. degree in Industrial Management in 1957. He was in the Air Force, 1949-1955, and served as a jet pilot in the Korean War and also as a Fighter Pilot Instructor. He was a mayor pro tem of Waynesboro, Virginia, in 1962. He was a supervisor with Dupont.

      He died on 4 December 1968 in Atlanta, Georgia, and was buried in Swainsboro City Cemetery.
    Person ID  I774  Boatright Genealogy
    Last Modified  30 Oct 2013 

    Father  Alfred Roy KEMP,   b. 16 Sep 1889, Swainsboro, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1944, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Jo Louise BOATRIGHT,   b. 29 Jul 1904, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1977, Swainsboro, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  29 Aug 1928  Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F149  Group Sheet

    Family  Ann LaJean GARRETT 
    Children 
     1. Lessie Katherine KEMP
     2. Roy Joe KEMP, Jr.
     3. John Alfred KEMP
    Last Modified  14 May 2011 
    Family ID  F700  Group Sheet


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