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Kemble, James Bradley "Brad" 1937-2012


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Date: 3/25/2021 at 14:50:52

James Bradley "Brad" Kemble
August 10, 1937 - February 8, 2012

James Bradley “Brad” Kemble, 74, son of Charles William Leola Laura (Chayer) Kemble, was born August 10, 1937 in Panora, Iowa. He passed away Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at his home in Panora. He was raised in Panora and attended Panora schools.

He enlisted into the United States Navy in November of 1954. He received his honorable discharge in April of 1958.

On June 17, 1959, he married Camille Wardlow in Redfield, Iowa. They made their home in Panora. To this union one son, Tim, was born. He worked at the Pork Plant in Perry for a short while and then the City of Panora for a short time. In the mid-1960s, he went to work for Armstrong Tire in Des Moines, which later became Pirelli Tire and then Titan Tire. After he retired from Titan Tire, he started working at Sunnyfresh Foods in Panora. He retired from there 6 years ago.

Brad enjoyed riding his motorcycle, the band Lynryd Skynrd, the Dallas Cowboys, and most of all, he was proud of living on the same street all of his life. He was a member of the First Christian Church and was a former member of the Panora Fire Department.

Brad is survived by his wife, Camille of Panora and son, Tim Kemble of Kansas City, MO. Also surviving are his sister, Sandy (Lynn) Jorgensen of Panora; brothers, Terry (Peggy) Kemble of Panora; and Denny (Judy) Kemble of Jefferson; and many nieces, nephews, and other family members. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Burial of his cremains will be held at a later date. ~ The Twigg Funeral Home, Panora, Iowa 08 Feb 2012.


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