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Kevin W. Kemplin

October 25, 1963 - June 8, 2019

Kevin Kemplin, 55, passed away June 8, 2019 in Virginia Beach, Virginia surrounded by his loving family.  Kevin was born October 25, 1963 in Cincinnati, Ohio to Mary and Caleb Haines. He was a graduate of Wilson Technical Community College with an Associates Degree in Sign Language Interpreting.

Kevin had two sons, Grant and Austin Kemplin and worked for many years as an electrician. He was very involved in the children’s ministry at The Temple Of Pentecost; he was a Sunday school teacher, bible quizzing coach, involved with drama ministry and made a large impact on many children’s lives throughout the years. He was also a sign language interpreter and cared for his brother in law for the last few years of his life. He enjoyed playing basketball and was a published poet to go along with his many talents.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Caleb and Mary Haines and brother Charles Paul.  Left to cherish his memory are his two sons, Grant and Austin; grandchildren, Saylor, Brantley and Bailey; siblings, Elle Koch-McVay, Trudy Collins, John Kemplin, Kay Parke and Vicky Thomas and a host of relatives and loving friends.

A Celebration of Kevin’s life will be held at Bible World, 600 Happy Acres Rd., Chesapeake, on June 22, 2019 at 2 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, please visit to make contributions to the American Liver Foundation in Kevin’s honor.  Condolences may be left for the family at

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Date: Saturday, June 22, 2019

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Bible World

600 Happy Acres Rd.
Chesapeake, Virginia

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