Jon Allen Kempton, 72, died on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, at his home in Garden City. He was born on Sept. 7, 1947, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of H.G. “Jack” and Lola Claire “Molly” Bader Kempton.

A resident of Garden City since 1966 moving from Kansas City, Mo., he was a registered nurse. He was a U.S. Army veteran and was stationed in Berlin in the 1970s.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Molly Kempton, who owned and operated the State Theater in Garden City.

Private family services will be held at a later date and time. There will be no calling times.