Charles Thomas Kemph was born in Junction City, Kansas on February 24, 1928 to Albert and Ellen (Parrick) Kemph.
At the age of 16, Chuck joined the Merchant Marines during WWII in 1944 he joined the Army, years went by Chuck became a traveler and visited many different places, he also became an avid wood worker and builder of cars and bird houses. He lived a long and productive life.
Charles was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers; and five sisters.
He is survived by four daughters; two stepchildren; fourteen grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren; twelve great-great-grandchildren; and his siblings. He also leaves behind many nieces and nephews and other family who will miss him dearly.
Cremation rites were accorded under the care and direction of the Cantlon-Otterness & Viets Funeral Home of Buffalo.