Russell Thomas Kemp

1923 ~ 2018 (age 95)


Russell Thomas Kemp of North Battleford, Saskatchewan passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 20th, 2018. He was born on February 10th, 1923 in North Battleford to Thomas & Gladys Kemp. Early in life Russell had a passion for farming. He enjoyed the outdoors, working the land, and watching his crops grow. He will be remembered by family and friends as a kind, honest, humble man.  Russell was predeceased by his parents Thomas and Gladys Kemp, brothers George, Gordon , Ronald and Allan, and sisters Elsie, Ethel, Irene and Ivy.  Russell is survived by his children - Wayne (Carole), April, and Cameron (Gale), grandchildren Chantel & Brendon , great granddaughter Paizley Rae, and his brother Harry.

I give you this one thought to keep

I am with you still- I do not sleep.

I am a thousand winds that blow,

I am the diamond glints on the snow.

I am the sunlight on ripened grain,

I am the gentle autumn rain.

When you awaken in the mornings hush,

I am the swift uplifting rush

Of quiet birds in circled flight,

I am the soft stars that shine at night.

Do not think of me as gone-

I am with you still- in each new dawn.

The family would like to thank the staff of Harwood Manor for the care provided to Russell since 2012, and to Eternal Memories for providing their cremation services, their professional assistance, and their kindness during this time of sadness.

Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to Eternal Memories Funeral Service & Crematorium.

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