May 22, 2020

RIP Kenny Hamilton

 

 

Three days ago, Kenny Hamilton announced that his father died from Covid-19 at at a nursing home last week. He hadn’t seen his father in several months.

On social media, Kenny shared that he wasn’t feeling well. We heard he went to the hospital and was released. Today, we found out that Kenny had passed away. Kenny was 54 years old.

 

 

 

Ronnie wrote this about Kenny:  “Kenny Hamilton will always be remembered!!! He was more than a Great Photographer – he was a Great Student of Music and a Great Drummer and a Very Funny Guy and he was My Friend!!! He lived around the corner from me and we shared our Love of all music – Rock/Metal etc. I have so many memories of Kenny and I spoke to him before he sadly passed away!!! I AM DEVASTATED!!!! The World has lost such an incredibly unique individual as there were none like him!!! If you were lucky enough to know him – than you know what I mean!!!

I can not explain how much he loved music and life and all things included!!! He has a Beautiful Mother and Family which I was Lucky to also know!!! I mean what Mom would let their child play on a full drum kit in the living room!!! I will always miss him and I loved all the time that we spent together!!! Bay Ridge Brooklyn will not be the same!!! I hope all local bands stop their set when they are playing and raise a glass to a truly Great Individual – Kenny Hamilton!  RIP – My Brother!!! I Will Always Miss You!!!  Bless You Kenny – Rock Forever in Heaven!!!

 

 

Many of us knew Kenny through his photography. He shared his work through Bay Ridge Facebook groups. Kenny was always trying to get that rare shot or interesting angle on Shore Road or near the Staircase. He photographed parks, sunsets, wildlife, the bridge and beautiful scenes.  See his photos here and here.   

On March 17th, Kenny drove through Bay Ridge and shared this video to show how quiet it was during the pandemic.

 

 

 

 

Kenny loved Bay Ridge and his pictures showed it. He would share pictures with different filters and ask people what they thought. Kenny wanted people to enjoy his photos and share different places throughout the neighborhood. Everyone loved his beautiful photos. 

 

 

 

RIP Kenny. 

 

 

Hugs,
marlene

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2 Responses to “RIP Kenny Hamilton”

  1. Ronnie Rock Says:
    June 4th, 2020 at 12:12 pm

    Kenny Hamilton will always be remembered!!! He was more than a Great Photographer – he was a Great Student of Music and a Great Drummer and a Very Funny Guy and he was My Friend!!! He lived around the corner from me and we shared our Love of all music – Rock/Metal etc. I have so many memories of Kenny and I spoke to him before he sadly passed away!!! I AM DEVASTATED!!!! The World has lost such an incredibly unique individual as there were none like him!!! If you were lucky enough to know him – than you know what I mean!!!
    I can not explain how much he loved music and life and all things included!!! He has a Beautiful Mother and Family which I was Lucky to also know!!! I mean what Mom would let their child play on a full drum kit in the living room!!! I will always miss him and I loved all the time that we spent together!!! Bay Ridge Brooklyn will not be the same!!! I hope all local bands stop their set when they are playing and raise a glass to a truly Great Individual – Kenny Hamilton!!!

    RIP – My Brother!!! I Will Always Miss You!!!

    Bless You Kenny – Rock Forever in Heaven!!!

  2. marlene Says:
    June 4th, 2020 at 1:34 pm

    Ronnie,

    Ronnie.

    I’m so sorry for your loss of a good friend. I loved what you wrote, so I moved it to the top of this post so in case anyone who knew Kenny like you did would read it. I wrote about Kenny as I knew him because he shared his art with us regularly and although I didn’t know him well, he died during the pandemic and I didn’t want his death to go unnoticed as he was someone who gave and shared with this community because he loved it. So many people grew up with him, knew him and loved him!

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