Albert "Raymond" Kemmerlin

February 27, 2024

Albert "Raymond" Kemmerlin Obituary

Albert “Raymond” Kemmerlin passed away peacefully at Candler County Hospital on February 27, 2024, surrounded by family and loved ones.

Raymond was born August 12, 1934, in Orangeburg, SC. He was a graduate of Orangeburg High School and attended engineering school in Chicago, IL. He worked for McCall Thomas before moving to Metter in 1964 where he began working at Pineland Telephone until his retirement. Raymond served in the National Guard, was a licensed scuba diver, and had a private pilot’s license. He enjoyed family vacations, especially spending time camping at Clark’s Hill or at the family beach house on Folly Beach, SC. In addition to family time, he enjoyed coffee outings with longtime friend Ben Bennett and going to the shooting range with friend Bob Forehand.  He was a “Dada” to his grandchildren, great grandchildren, and numerous family friends.

Raymond was preceded in death by his parents, Albert Charlie Kemmerlin and Hattie Mae Banks Kemmerlin; his wife, Annie Lee Martin Kemmerlin; and sister, Peggy Folse.

Surviving are his daughters, Tracy Kemmerlin, Karen Robertson Hicks, and Laurie Brosh (Anthony Bryant); his grandchildren, Deidra Robertson Henry, Mandi Robertson Knudson (Chad), Brody Robertson, Marlee Robertson, Austin Brosh (Hannah), Ashton Brosh (Juliana), and Brooks Brosh; his greatgrandchildren, Edyn Henry, Colton Knudson, Oakley Brosh, Clayton Knudson, Bennett Knudson, Banks Knudson, Colbie Brosh and Breeze Brosh; a brother-in-law, Kenny Folse; and several nieces and nephews that he loved dearly.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, February 29, 2024, at Kennedy Funeral Homes, Hooks Chapel, of Metter from 5 until 7 o’clock in the evening.

The funeral service will be held on Friday, March 1, 2024, at Kennedy Funeral Homes, Hooks Chapel, of Metter at 3 o’clock in the afternoon.

Pallbearers will be Bob Forehand, Jinks Durden, Casey Brown, Mike Purvis, Chad Knudson, and Joey Wright.

Honorary Pallbearers will be past and present employees of Pineland Telephone.


Kennedy Funeral Homes, Hooks Chapel, of Metter is in charge of the arrangements.

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February 29, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Kennedy Funeral Homes ~ Hooks Chapel
223 SW Broad Street
Metter, GA 30439

Funeral Service
March 1, 2024

3:00 PM
Kennedy Funeral Homes ~ Hooks Chapel
223 SW Broad Street
Metter, GA 30439


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