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Carl "Clint" Kemmerlin

January 25, 1947 ~ December 14, 2020 (age 73)

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Carl “Clint” Kemmerlin, 73, of Cope passed away unexpectedly on Monday, December 14, 2020.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, December 18, 2020 at 12:00 P.M. at Memorial Park Cemetery, 2720 Broughton Street Orangeburg.  Rev. Jim Parnell will be officiating.

The family will receive friends from 10:30-11:30 A.M. on Friday, December 18, 2020 at Thompson Funeral Home, 1012 Whitman Street Orangeburg.  We will be following the CDC guidelines for COVID-9.  Masks will be required.

Pallbearers will be Barry Phipps, Donald Kemmerlin, Dylan Kemmerlin, Michael Phipps, Michael Kemmerlin, Shane Joyner and W. Doug Bixby.

Mr. Kemmerlin was born on January 25, 1947 in Orangeburg.  He was the son of the late Carl W. Kemmerlin and the late Mildred Cash Kemmerlin.  He was retired from SCDOT after 24 years of service.  Mr. Kemmerlin enjoyed tinkering with engines and cutting the grass.  He was a loving, husband, father, grandfather and friend.  He was predeceased by a son, Ronald C. Kemmerlin.

Survivors include his wife of 28 years, Beatrice “Bea” W. Kemmerlin; children, Michael Kemmerlin, Elaine Joyner (Shane), Susan Ray, Barry Phipps; twenty-six grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; brother, Walter Kemmerlin (Patti); sister, Brenda Kemmerlin; a number of nieces and nephews; a special friend, Gerald Wimberly and his special pets, “Homer” and “Eazy.”

Memorials may be made to the Arbor Day Foundation at 211 N. 12th Street Lincoln, NE 68508.


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December 18, 2020

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Thompson Funeral Home, Inc.
1012 Whitman Street
Orangeburg, SC 29115

Graveside Service
December 18, 2020

12:00 PM
Memorial Park Cemetery, Broughton Street, Orangeburg

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