The center circle on top of the marker is carved with a lovely rosette. Stone lobes, each with its own simplistic “punched” rosette design, flank the central rosette.
But what really stands out is not the shape of the gravestone, but the inscribed cause of death of young Mr. Kempton.
son of J. & H. Kempton
Was killed by an icesickle
Dec. 29 1840:
Aged 19 yrs 8 mo & 27
Sunbury Memorial Park, Delaware County, Ohio