David Lemp


David L. Lemp, age 77 of Mount Vernon, died Sunday afternoon December 22, 2013 at Mount Vernon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born March 3, 1936 in East Saint Louis, the son of Henry J. and Goldie (Sloat) Lemp. He married Doris Mulliniks on June 30, 1962 in East Saint Louis.
David was a retired machine operator for GAF in Mount Vernon. He served with the Civil Defense for many years. He was an avid reader and loved fishing and hunting.
He is survived by his wife, Doris; two sons, Don (Shari) Lemp of Evansville; and Herb Lafferty of Collinsville, Ill.; two daughters, Phyllis Zimmerman and Cheryl Lauer both of Caseyville, Ill.; 14 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one sister, Marcella Lusk.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Thursday December 26, 2013 at Stendeback Family Funeral Home in Mount Vernon with Rev. Dallas Robinson officiating. Burial will be in Bellefontaine Cemetery. Visitation was from 11 a.m. until service time. Online condolences may be left at stendebackfamilyfuneralhome.com

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