Robert Alfred Kamp, age 91, of Jackson, Missouri; passed away on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
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He was born on February 28, 1928 in St. Louis, Missouri; son of Jacob and Laura Mueller Kamp. He and Jean Bozdeck were united in marriage on March 22, 1952.
Robert in his early years was a boy Scout Leader, he and his wife Jean started Boy Scout Troop #723 in St. Louis, MO. He served his country proudly during WWII in China and the Korean War as a Tank Commander. He retired from the Printing business after 60 years to Kimberling City where he loved to fish on Table Rock Lake.
Robert was a member of the Magnolia Masonic Lodge #626 where he was a 32-degree Mason as a member for over 50 years. Ceremonial Cast of Moolah Shrine in St. Louis; the Royal order of the Jester in St. Louis. He was an avid wood worker and an accomplished toy maker where he would give all the toys away to kids.
He is survived by his wife Jean of Jackson, MO; sons Reet M. (Teresa) Kamp of St. Louis, MO; Kurt (Patti) Kamp of Patton, MO; brother Ralph (Nancy) Kamp of St. Louis, MO; sister Kathy Taft of St. Louis, MO; six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
Preceding him in death was his parents, and brother Richard Kamp.
In Lieu of flower is suggested to the Sedgewickville United Methodist Church or to the Kimberly City Library Fund.
Memorial Visitation will be Friday, July 26, 2019 at the Sedgewickville United Methodist Church from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM. Memorial Service will follow at 10:30 AM with the Rev. Roger Carey officiating.
Burial will follow in the Bloomfield Veterans Cemetery at 2:00 PM with full military honors provided. Liley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.