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Roy Wyatt Kemp

  • Birth 21 Jan 1983
  • Death 20 Apr 2010 Louisiana, USA
  • Burial Unknown
  • Plot Body lost at sea
  • Memorial ID 53498060

Victim of BP oil rig explosion.

Memorial services for Roy Wyatt Kemp, 27, were held at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Jonesville, on April 30, 2010 at 10 a.m. Bro Craig James and Bro. Tom Rayford will be officiating the services under the direction of Young's Funeral Home, of Jonesville.

Visitation was held on Thursday April 29, 2010 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Jonesville.

Wyatt was born on January 21, 1983 in Ferriday to Peggy Kemp and the late Sandy Lee Kemp. He was a resident of Jonesville and a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Jonesville.

Wyatt was a devoted husband, father and son but most of all he was a man who loved the Lord. Wyatt had a unique sense of humor. He loved the outdoors and was an avid fisherman and hunter. He enjoyed spending time with his family, friends, hunting dog Ellie, and fellow crewman of the Deepwater Horizon owned by his employer, Transocean Deepwater Drilling.

He was preceded in death by his father Sandy Lee Kemp, grandfather Roy Wilfred Kemp, grandfather Carlos Rabb, Sr. and grandmother Willie Mae Graves Rabb Perritt

He is survived by his wife and best friend Courtney Carpenter Kemp and children Kaylee Joyce Kemp and Clara Maddison Kemp. Mother Peggy Kemp, Brother Sandon Kemp and wife Nanci, sisters, Jacqueline Duncan and husband Scott, Micalet Kemp, Grandmother Carolyn Kemp, Audrey Rabb Barbe and husband R.E., great-grandmother Lillie Mae Perritt, father and mother-in-law, Dewitt L. Carpenter and Theresa F. Carpenter, three brother-in-laws, Lee Carpenter and wife Caroline, Corbin Carpenter and Colt Carpenter, and also surviving are eight nieces and nephews Paige Marie Fitt, Joshua Gage Fitt, Elizabeth Scott Duncan, Jessica Kalyn Mount, Adam James Kemp, Jillian Wyatt Kemp, Traylyn Micalet Kemp, and Dewitt Lee Carpenter III, and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

Memorial donations may be made to Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and St. Judes Childrens Research Hospital.


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