He is survived by his wife, Ruth Lohman Kemp; children, Michael A. Kemp, Vicki Lahrman, Sheila Firkins, Teresa VanVolkenburgh, Marissa Lane, Mark A. Kemp, Carla Sue Wright, Robert W. Kemp, William A. Kemp, Jr., Joseph F. Lohman, Craig Lohman, Teresa Harvey, Denise Howe, and Andrea Neal; 46 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by 6 sisters, Mamie McClard, Elizabeth Wiley Doss, Lottie Williams, Myrtle Tuck, Florence Polk, and Evelle Oldham, and a brother, Oddie Day Kemp.
Funeral services for William Audie Kemp were conducted at 1:00 PM Saturday, April 2, 2005 at Alexander-Goad Funeral Home with Eld. Greg Dunham officiating. Burial was in Haysville Cemetery.
Alexander-Goad Funeral Home in Lafayette, TN was in charge of arrangements.