Kim DeCamp, 57 - June 07, 2013Kim Taylor DeCamp, 57, of Gothenburg died Friday, June 7, 2013, of natural causes at Gothenburg.
A visitation will be at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel of Gothenburg on Tuesday, June 11, from 1 to 8 p.m.
A memorial service will take place at Zion Lutheran Church on Thursday, June 13, at 11 a.m. with the Revs. Tom Wilson and Larry Viter officiating. Inurnment will be conducted at the Zion Lutheran Cemetery at Gothenburg.
DeCamp was born June 28, 1955, at Gothenburg, son of Kenneth and Marlene (Jobman) DeCamp.
He was born and raised in Gothenburg and graduated with the Class of 1973. After graduating high school he farmed with his grandfather, Hank Jobman.
On July 3, 1976, he married Leslie Howard at the home of his grandparents. To this union, two daughters were born, Jessica and Quinn. The couple were later divorced, and he was blessed with another daughter, Candace.
DeCamp was a lifelong resident of Gothenburg, living on a farm north of town. He always had a passion for sports, loved watching sports on television, and greatly enjoyed attending sporting events, especially for his friend, Madison Barner, nephew Blake and grandson Matthew, according to family members.
He was never happier then when he was in the saddle of one of the paint horses that he loved, family said.
DeCamp was preceded in death by: his father, Kenneth DeCamp; paternal grandparents, Fred and Vinnie DeCamp; maternal grandparents, Hank and Lillian Jobman.
Survivors include: his daughters—Jessica (Charlie) Kafka of Omaha, Quinn (Jacob) Murphy of Chicago, IL, and Candace Slack of Gothenburg; five grandchildren; his mother, Marlene DeCamp of Cozad; special friend, Debra Owens of Brady; sisters—Kami (John) Brandt of Ogallala and Kressy (Ross) Ristine of Gothenburg; numerous extended family and friends.
Memorials are suggested to the Behavioral Health Services of North Platte.