Kenny Brooks Obituary, Death – Elmira, New York native currently residing in Baltimore, Maryland; age 61. He was born on February 16, 1962 in Buffalo, New York, to the union of the late J.B. Brooks and Mary (Hayes) Brooks. He died on May 23, 2023, unexpectedly at home. His parents had passed away previously. He was preceded in death by his parents, as well as his brother Willie B. Brooks and his sister Sandra Marie Brooks.
His grandparents also passed away before him. Kenny is survived by his son Coy (Erica) Brooks of Augusta, Georgia; his daughter Kendra Brooks of Elmira; his stepson Jr. of Elmira; and his siblings Mary (Gregory) Slater, Barbara (Sam) Wallace both of Elmira, Margaret (Bernard) Williams of Greensboro, North Carolina, Allen (Jodie) Brooks of Charlotte, North Carolina, Michael Scarborough, and Jake Brooks all of Elmira. His best friend Ricky Allen from Laurel, Maryland, as well as a large number of his nieces and nephews.
In 1965, Kenny moved his family from Buffalo to Elmira. Fifteen years later, Kenny and his family moved to Baltimore. Elmira City School District is where Kenny received his education. He was a skilled Machinist who worked for a number of local businesses, including Hardinge, Kennedy Valve, Toshiba, as well as Honeywell and other organizations in Baltimore. Kenny was a devoted member of the Faith Temple Community C.O.G.I.C. for a very long time. His memorial ceremony will be held on Friday, June 9th at 12 pm in the Faith Temple Community C.O.G.I.C. located at 765 Harper St. in Elmira. Family and friends are welcome to attend.