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
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: