Animals Pets 03

Thomas Kemp

March 26, 1931 ~ May 29, 2022 (age 91)

Obituary Image


    Thomas Kemp, of Camden-Wyoming, passed away peacefully, in his daughters home, Sunday, May 29, 2022. He was 91.

     Tom was born March 26, 1931 in Willow Grove to the late, Hampton & Myrtle(Hobbs) Kemp.

    He worked as a dairy milk truck driver, and for Wyoming Block Company for many years before retiring ; and his true passion was training and owning race horses.

    Tom was also awarded Horseman of the Year. He served proudly in the United States Army, and was a member of the American Legion Post # 2, Dover.

    In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Rev. Milton Kemp, Maurice Kemp, Michael Kemp and Delbert Kemp; and his sister, Ethel Dill.

   Tom is survived by his companion of 43 years, Shirley Culp; 6 daughters, Patty Tilley, of Felton & her companion, Perry Melvin, Sr.; Margaret “Peggy” Ball & husband, Larry, of Dover; Charlotte Kemp, & Brenda King & husband, Bob, both of Harrington;  Elizabeth Kemp(Punk), of Dover;  & Tina Faye Kemp; step-daughter, Lori Yanero, of Felton; 2 sisters, Mabel Glanden & Doris Ann Wright & husband, Kenny, both of Camden-Wyoming; 7 grandchildren, Johnny Tilley & wife, Lenna, of Dover; Christina Davidson, of Woodside; Erik Ball, of Dover; Kyle Ball & wife, Stefanie, of Georgia; Amber Barnes & husband, Greg, of Farmington; Robert King, Jr, of Magnolia; and Danielle Kemp, of Camden-Wyoming;  5 great-grandchildren;  a special nephew, Brian Wright, who was a big help to the family caring for him, as well as several other nieces, nephews, and extended family.

   Funeral Services will be held at 1:00pm, Wednesday, June 8, 2022, in Pippin Funeral Home, Inc., 119 West Camden-Wyoming Ave. Wyoming, DE; where family and friends may view 2 hours before. Burial will follow in Mount Olive Cemetery, Sandtown. Condolences may be sent via:

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Thomas Kemp, please visit our floral store.

Memorial Tree
A Memorial Tree was planted for Thomas

We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Pippin Funeral Home

Join in honoring their life - plant a memorial tree


June 8, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Pippin Funeral Home
119 W. Camden Wyoming Avenue
Wyoming, DE 19934

Funeral Service
June 8, 2022

1:00 PM
Pippin Funeral Home
119 W. Camden Wyoming Avenue
Wyoming, DE 19934


Mt. Olive Cemetery
Route 10
Sandtown, DE

© 2022 Pippin Funeral Home, Inc.. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility