April 29 Declared Joseph Kempf Day In PA

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Sunday April 29th, 2007 will officially be Joseph Kempf Day in the state of Pennsylvania, as ordered by the Pennsylvania State Legislature.

Joe was a member of the Crossmen hornline in 2001 and the drum major of the corps in 2002. He was also a former member and drum major for the Reading Buccaneers DCA corps. Joe was tragically killed on December 19, 2004 while assisting victims in a multi-car accident on I-80 in central Pennsylvania. He was a member of Neffsville Fire Company since 1995, and achieved First Responder status. Joe was posthumously elected to the Crossmen Hall of Fame in 2005.

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Posted by on Friday, April 27th, 2007. Filed under DCI World.