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Samuel Shemper

July 14, 1949 July 20, 2019
Samuel Shemper
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Obituary for Samuel Shemper

Samuel Shemper, 70, of Hattiesburg, passed away Saturday, July 20, 2019 at his home. Graveside services will be Monday, July 22, 2019 in B’Nai Israel Cemetery at Highland.

Mr. Shemper was an owner and operator of Ben Shemper and Sons. A graduate of the University of Alabama, Mr. Shemper was an avid tennis player, who was an original member of the Hattiesburg Racquet Club and an active member of its board having served as its president. Mr. Shemper was a lifetime member of Temple B’nai Israel synagogue in Hattiesburg having served as congregation president and was also an active supporter of various Jewish organizations including B’nai Brith, the United Jewish Appeal, and the Jewish Federations of North America.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Deborah Blackwell Shemper; his brother, Gene Shemper; and his parents, Ben and Esther Shemper.

He is survived by five sons, Jacob (Susan) Shemper of Hattiesburg, Benjamin Shemper of Hattiesburg, Zachary (Jen) Shemper of Jackson, Daniel (Christy) Shemper of Salt Lake City, UT, and Gabriel (Jessica) Shemper of Hattiesburg; two brothers, Jerry Shemper and Marvin Shemper, both of Hattiesburg; one sister, Goldie Hirsberg of Clarksdale; and nine grandchildren.

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10:00 AM 7/22/2019 10:00:00 AM
B'Nai Israel Cemetery

Beverly Hills Rd.
Hattiesburg, MS 39401

B'Nai Israel Cemetery
Beverly Hills Rd. Hattiesburg 39401 MS
United States

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B'Nai Israel Cemetery Final Resting Place

Beverly Hills Rd.
Hattiesburg, MS 39401

Beverly Hills Rd. Hattiesburg 39401 MS
United States

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