Jeffery D. Kemick

February 4th, 1988 - November 27th, 2018

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     Jeffery D. Kemick, 30, of Erie, passed away Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at UPMC Hamot following a long-term battle with Leukemia

     He was born on February 4, 1988 in Erie, PA, son of Douglas Kemick and Beth (Shadle) Miller.

     Jeff was a Tattoo Artist in the Erie area.  He was a free spirit, he enjoyed art, music and spending time with his daughter.  He loved being at home painting, listening to music, drawing, and working on projects in his tattoo room.  

     Jeff was very optimistic and felt that he found his purpose and loved the life he was living this past year.

     He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Thomas Kemick and Lew Shadle; grandmother, Lela Shadle and his cousin, Hannah Shadle.

     He is survived by his fiancée, Shannon Taylor of Erie; daughter, Gracelyn Ritenour; parents, Douglas Kemick and his wife, Michelle of Erie and Beth Miller and her husband, Timothy of Pataskala, Ohio; brothers, Andrew Kemick of Erie and Ty Miller of Pataskala, Ohio, sister Ashley Stiller and her husband, Matt of Pittsburgh, PA; aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.

     Friends may call on Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1595 West 38th St. at Greengarden Blvd.

     Private burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

     Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the family to help with funeral expenses.

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