December 30, 1953 – October 11, 2012

Kerry was born in Palmerton, PA to Bob and Shirley DeRemer on December 30, 1953 and passed away at his home in Bakersfield on October 11, 2012.  Kerry attended Taft High School and Taft College.  He worked for various oilfield contractors in the Taft area.  He was known for his wry sense of humor and his generosity.  Kerry loved music, was a NASCAR fan and an avid reader.  He was preceded in death by his father, Bob DeRemer.  He is survived by his mother, Shirley DeRemer of Bakersfield and his sister, Kim DeRemer of Healdsburg, CA.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Kerry's name to Odyssey Hospice.  There will be no visitation but graveside services will be held in West Side District Cemetery in Taft on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 2:00 P.M.  To convey condolences or sign an online register, please visit