Elmer D. Slemp
  • 82 years old
  • Date of birth: Apr 22, 1933
  • Date of passing: May 30, 2015
Let the memory of Elmer be with us forever

Elmer D. Slemp, 82, a longtime resident of Granville County, passed away Saturday, May 30, 2015 at his home.

A native of Lee County Va., the son of the late Will and Eula Rhoten Slemp. He was retired from SCM Metal and loved to fish and tend to his garden.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Thursday, June 4th 2015 in the Eakes Funeral Chapel in Creedmoor by Rev. Brock Meyers.  Burial will be in Pine Forest Memorial Gardens in Wake Forest.

Surviving are his wife of fifty-five years, Virginia Bays Slemp of the home, three daughters, Debbie S. Link (Jim) of Hammond, Indiana, Sheila S. Tate(Mark) of Wake Forest, Janice S. Brown(Scott) of Crown Point, Indiana, sisters, Velma Russell, Joyce McKinney, Brenda Maxwell, a brother, Paul Slemp, son-in-law, Kenneth Paquin of Wake Forest, ten grandchildren and five great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Cynthia Paquin.

Flowers are accepted.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 4, 2015 from 12:30-2:00 PM prior to the funeral at the Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor and at other times at the home.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by S Hill on 3rd June 2015

"Sorry to hear about the passing of your loved one. May the comforting promises from God ease your pain during this difficult time.  One of which is found at Isaiah 25:8. There it says "He will swallow up death forever, and the Sovereign Lord Jehovah will wipe away the tears from all faces.”

Again, please accept my sincere condolences for your loss."

This tribute was added by Jim McHugh on 3rd June 2015

"I worked with Elmer at SCM in Durham for many years and have thought of him many times over the years since his retirement. To this day we still use an expression of his when it's time to eat lunch.  "In the meantime, it's bean time"
RIP my friend."

This tribute was added by Mavis Ann Davis on 2nd June 2015

"Ginny,I'm so sorry to hear about Elmer. He had that Rhoten sense of humor. He liked to cut up,and he was so funny! It will be hard for you,and I know that time will help. You will be in our hearts and prayers! Give my condolences to the rest of your family. Love you"

This tribute was added by Dawn Slemp on 2nd June 2015

"Uncle Elmer you are one of the funniest, caring and loving people we have ever known and you are truly missed.  Our thoughts an prayers are with each and everyone of you, we love you all. Tim, Dawn and Will Slemp."


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