Gerard K. "Rod" Kemp, Sr., 85, of Exeter, passed away on Saturday, September 21, 2019, in his home. He was the husband of Cheryl L. (Columbo) Kemp of Exeter. Born in Reading, PA, he was the son of the late Walter and Barbara Ellen (Deeds) Kemp. Gerard loved the Philadelphia Eagles, deer hunting, fishing and playing poker. He was the owner/operator of Gerard K. Kemp, Sr. Sanitation for over 40 years. In addition to his wife, Gerard is survived by his sons Gerard K., Jr., Muhlenberg, Gregg A. (Mary), Myerstown; daughter Ginia Nein (Ronald, Sr.), Exeter; stepson Grant H. Kershner, Jr., Exeter; many grandchildren and great grandchilddren; and one great great grandchild. He is predeceased by his brother Cleon W., Sr. and sister Betty Lamma. Visitation with family and friends will be held on Friday, September 27, 2019 from 9:30 am to 11:30 am with services beginning at 11:30 am in Lutz Funeral Home, Inc., 2100 Perkiomen Avenue, Mt. Penn. Interment will be at Forest Hills Memorial Park, Exeter Township. Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit www.LutzFuneralHome.com
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