In Memoriam: Martin Kemmish / SirNitram

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In Memoriam: Martin Kemmish / SirNitram

Postby Dalton » 2014-06-17 12:31pm

All,

It is my sad duty to inform you that SirNitram, aka Martin Kemmish, passed away earlier today from injuries sustained after a fall. He was a friend to many here and his presence will be sorely missed. Please keep him in your thoughts and please send good vibes to LadyTevar in this time of sorrow.

Rest in peace, Martin. You will never be forgotten.

EDIT: Tev has posted the obituary and information about the memorial. Quoted here.

LadyTevar wrote:But now, the FULL Information:

Martin F. Kemmish, 32 of Charleston, WV passed away on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at CAMC
General Hospital after an accidental fall at home.

He was born in Manchester, England and grew up in Norwalk, Connecticut. He met the love of
his life and settled in Charleston, WV.

Martin was a Boy Scout (Life rank) and a member of the National Honor Society. He was also a
member of the Society of Creative Anachronism (SCA) in the Barony of Blackstone, Mountain.

Martin Kemmish was very intelligent and unique guy. He was very British and proud of his
heritage, as well as proud to be called a Geek. He loved books by Terry Pratchett, Douglas
Adams, and was a player of RPG’s, Video Games, Online Games, and anything that challenged
his mind. He was the administrator to many of his online forums and was well-loved by people
he had only met online. His wit and knowledge and debating skills challenged many and gave
him great renown amongst these forums.

Martin loved Jimmy Buffet’s music, and learned to share his wife’s love of Southern Rock

He is survived by his wife and best friend of 14 years, Kathy Kemmish of Charleston, WV; his
parents, Fran and Geoff Kemmish of Boston; sister, Ruth Kemmish of Washington, DC; Uncle
Dove and Aunt Diann Fletcher, of England; Uncle Lawrence and Aunt Jo Kemmish of France;
mother-in-law, Marilene D. Bibb of Ansted, WV; cousin and his wife, Mathew and Karen
Fletcher; brother-in-law, Tom Bibb and wife, Cheryl Perdue and family; brother-in-law, Dean
Bibb and sons; Brett and Dorrane Bernard of Ansted, WV and Janice Wagoner of Charleston,
WV and many online friends.

Celebration of Martin’s Life will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Saturday, June 21, 2014 at
Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home, Charleston, WV.

In lieu of flowers the family request donations may be made to: West Virginia Literacy
Program Building 6, Room 304, 1900 Kanawha Blvd., East. Charleston, WV 25305-0330
or University of Virginia, Transplant Center, Health System Development Office, P.O. Box
800773 Charlottesville, VA 22908-0773.

You may send condolences to the family at: http://www.barlowbonsall.com

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Re: SirNitram has passed away

Postby Lagmonster » 2014-06-17 12:32pm

My condolences to his family, and to our own Tevar. When you are ready, your SDN friends will be here for you.

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Postby Mr Bean » 2014-06-17 12:41pm

I'm sorry for your loss Tev.

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Postby Thanas » 2014-06-17 12:42pm

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Re: SirNitram has passed away

Postby Broomstick » 2014-06-17 12:45pm

My condolences and sympathy to Martin's family and friends.
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Postby SCRawl » 2014-06-17 12:47pm

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Re: SirNitram has passed away

Postby The Duchess of Zeon » 2014-06-17 12:56pm

I'm sorry, Martin....

Oh thank goddess he went out from something other than those severe health problems he's had for so long. I think he'd find that hilarious, the damned liver didn't get him in the end. Well, it's the only thing I can say to feel better.

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Re: SirNitram has passed away

Postby Borgholio » 2014-06-17 01:00pm

He was a presence on this board even though he didn't really seem to post all that much. He will be missed. Lady Tev, I am sorry for your loss.
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Postby LaCroix » 2014-06-17 01:01pm

I'm sorry for your loss, Tev. My condolences to you and your family.
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Re: SirNitram has passed away

Postby madd0ct0r » 2014-06-17 01:33pm

aw shit. He died like he lived, bloody awkwardly.

he'll be missed.
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Re: In Memoriam: SirNitram

Postby Eternal_Freedom » 2014-06-17 01:34pm

Farewell SirNitram, you will be remembered.

LadyTevar, we'll be here when you're ready, and you'll be in our thoughts.
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Re: In Memoriam: SirNitram

Postby Brother-Captain Gaius » 2014-06-17 01:43pm

Oh no :((((

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Re: In Memoriam: SirNitram

Postby Iroscato » 2014-06-17 01:59pm

Damn. I saw the FB post earlier, and then come on here and saw the announcement at the top...I never knew him, but as a part of this community it's still terribly sad when a prominent member passes. RIP SirNitram, and my condolences to Lady Tevar.
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Postby The Grim Squeaker » 2014-06-17 02:17pm

I'm very sorry for your Loss Tev. My heartfelt condolences..
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Postby Wing Commander MAD » 2014-06-17 02:33pm

My condolences to LadyTevar and the rest of his friends and family.

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Re: In Memoriam: SirNitram

Postby Nephtys » 2014-06-17 02:55pm

You will be missed, friend. I will treasure shared memories of the good times had RPing with Martin, and discussing stuff here. My deepest condolences, Tev.
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Re: In Memoriam: SirNitram

Postby White Haven » 2014-06-17 02:57pm

I don't know what to say.

I've been staring at this open window for a while now, fragments of words and sentences running in and out of my head. Even thought I hadn't seen him in person in years, Martin was still someone I had a long, rich history with, and now that that's...ended, I don't know what to say.

History never dies. I can remember him for that much, even if he won't be making any more.

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Re: In Memoriam: SirNitram

Postby Napoleon the Clown » 2014-06-17 03:24pm

I don't think I had much interaction with him in discussions, but he always struck me as a really cool guy. My condolences to Lady Tevar, and all his other family and friends.

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Postby Surlethe » 2014-06-17 03:26pm

This is very sad news. :(
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Re: In Memoriam: SirNitram

Postby NecronLord » 2014-06-17 04:11pm

Truly saddening, he was always one of the best people on the board and it's the worse for his passing and will be missed, heartfelt condolences to LadyTevar as well.
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Re: In Memoriam: SirNitram

Postby fgalkin » 2014-06-17 04:15pm

Well, fuck.

We didn't really get along, so I cant's say I liked him, but I already miss him. Never thought it would affect me this way.

Rest in peace.

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Postby ray245 » 2014-06-17 04:52pm

My condolences.
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Postby Spekio » 2014-06-17 05:05pm

My condolences to Lady Trevar and family.

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Re: In Memoriam: SirNitram

Postby Terralthra » 2014-06-17 05:05pm

SirNitram was one of the nicest people I've interacted with on this board. I'll miss him, though obviously nowhere near as much as LadyTevar. My condolences for her loss.

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Re: In Memoriam: SirNitram

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