Kemp Remembered by Friends, Family

Ad Feedback

Jack Kemp was remembered, Friday, as a great NFL quarterback, statesman and family man.

Kemp passed away May 3 after a battle with cancer.  His memorial service was held Friday in Washington, D.C. at the National Cathedral.

Politicians who called him friend along with family and friends all had different and fond memories of the man known for his conservative economic policies that helped pull the U.S. out of a recession in the early 1980s.

He's also remembered for his genuine concern for America's poor.

Kemp put his politics into practice throughout his career, which started in Congress and also included serving in the White House and a being a vice-presidential nominee for the GOP in 1996.

Kemp leaves behind Joanne-- his wife of 50 years, two sons, two daughters and 17 grandchildren.

Click here to read a moving tribute to Kemp by conservative columnist Peggy Noonan.

Log in or create an account to post a comment.  

CBN IS HERE FOR YOU!

Are you seeking answers in life? Are you hurting? Are you facing a difficult situation?

Find peace with God, discover more about God or send us your prayer request.

Call The 700 Club Prayer Center at 1 (800) 823-6053, 24 hours a day.

A caring friend will be there to pray with you in your time of need.

 CBNNews.com

CBNNews.com

CBN News is a national/international, nonprofit news organization that provides programming by cable, satellite, and the Internet, 24-hours a day. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.