Family and friends are invited to a gathering celebrating Kenny’s life on Thursday, July 29, 2021, from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Main Project on State (1014 State Street in Racine)
Kenneth Jerome Blakemore, affectionately known as Kenny Gino, went into eternal rest on July 21, 2021.
Kenny was born on September 24,1966 to Charles Blakemore and Bonnie Blakemore Surney in Osceola Arkansas.
Kenny leaves to cherish his memories, his son Tyler Blakemore; his mother, Bonnie Blakemore Surney; his sisters, Tasha Surney and Tennile (Charles) Blakemore Short; his brother, Walter (Keesha) Moore; his grandson, Elias Blakemore; his four nephews, Justin, Adonis, Elijah and KJ; his four nieces, Dee Dee, Imani, Mia and Ayonna; two great nephews, Christian and Kason; one great niece, Malia and a host of other loving family members.
Kenny was preceded in death by his father, Charles (Mary) Blakemore; his brother, Adrian Blakemore; his paternal grandparents, Marion and Lois Blakemore; his great grandmother, Minnie Adaway; grandmother, Mattie Moore and grandfather, Walter (Idela) Moore.
Kenny had special friends Johnny Wayne Vance, Marcy Charles, Joe (Liz) Kish, Mike Matson, Hosea Honor, Mike Theus, and a special cousin, Daodie Moore.
Kenny spent his early years as a well-known house music DJ and producer. In the last several years Kenny continued to make and produce music while perusing his passion for photography. Kenny’s legacy as a DJ will continue to live on through the people who continue to play his music and through the Solid Gold Playaz.
Family and friends are invited to a gathering celebrating Kenny’s life on Thursday, July 29, 2021, from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Main Project on State (1014 State Street in Racine).