Death – Obituary News : Former football player Mike Kemp has passed away suddenly, leaving behind a legacy of playing for various local teams including Kelbrook. Barnoldswick Town FC expressed their condolences to his family during this difficult time.
The club is saddened to hear of the sudden passing of one of our former players Mike Kemp. Kempy was a top bloke and played for numerous local teams including Kelbrook. We offer our condolences to Pam, Phil and Lauren at this sad time.
— Barnoldswick Town FC (@barlickfc) September 12, 2023
Barnoldswick Town FC, along with the entire football community, is mourning the sudden and tragic loss of one of their former players, Mike Kemp. Kempy, as he was affectionately known, was not only a talented footballer but also a beloved member of the local community.
Throughout his career, Kempy played for several local teams, leaving a lasting impact on the Kelbrook team in particular. Known for his skill, dedication, and sportsmanship, he was admired by teammates and opponents alike. His passion for the game was evident in every match he played, and his contributions to the sport will never be forgotten.
Off the pitch, Kempy was a well-respected individual, known for his friendly and approachable nature. He was always willing to lend a helping hand to those in need and was loved by many for his kind-heartedness. His warm personality and infectious smile made him a popular figure both within and beyond the footballing community.
The news of Kempy’s passing has come as a shock to all who knew him. Barnoldswick Town FC, along with everyone associated with the club, would like to extend their heartfelt condolences to his family. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife Pam, son Phil, and daughter Lauren during this incredibly difficult time.
The legacy Kempy leaves behind is one of inspiration and camaraderie. He will be remembered for his immense contribution to the local football scene and the positive impact he had on the lives of those around him. His loss will be deeply felt by the entire community, and his memory will forever be cherished.
Rest in peace, Mike Kemp. You will be sorely missed, but never forgotten..