The Rogers family is sad to announce that Kenny Rogers passed away last night at 10:25PM at the age of 81. Rogers passed away peacefully at home from natural causes under the care of hospice and surrounded by his family. https://t.co/adxAgiMW2s pic.twitter.com/nggWiiotMT— Kenny Rogers (@_KennyRogers) March 21, 2020
CBS: Singer Kenny Rogers died Friday night, according to a statement from representative Keith Hagan. He was 81.
The statement said Rogers died “peacefully at home from natural causes under the care of hospice and surrounded by his family.”
“The family is planning a small private service at this time out of concern for the national COVID-19 emergency,” the statement said. “They look forward to celebrating Kenny’s life publicly with his friends and fans at a later date.”
Damn. RIP Kenny. Rather than reading my take on what a legend Kenny was, here it from Dolly herself:
Getting a little dusty in here.
And while you sit on your ass in quarantine, put this one on repeat today:
PS: Kenny wasn’t just a musician, the dude also had one hell of jumper and pump fake: