Ret. Capt. Robert L. Kenney, D.D.S.
Virginia Beach - Dr. Robert L. Kenney, D.D.S., age 57, Beloved husband, father, son and brother passed away August 12, 2012. He was born June 5, 1955 to Howard and Marcena Kenney of St. Augustine, Florida.
He leaves behind his wife, Tami, who was his high school sweetheart and constant companion for over 32 years and the two joys of his life, daughter, Kristen and son, Patrick and daughter in law Joanna; each of whom he cherished and devoted his life to.
Rob, a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University and a 1981 graduate of Medical College of Virginia, School of Dentistry, served 22 years in active Navy before retiring to Virginia Beach. A renowned maxilofacial prosthodontist, he established his private practice in Virginia Beach where he earned the highest respect of both patients and colleagues alike.
He was a volunteer soccer coach for the Atlantic Soccer Club and attended countless soccer games and band rehearsals. An avid snow skier, soccer fan, Miami Hurricane and JMU supporter, Rob was a supreme chili maker known well for his tailgate parties and boat picnics. He loved cycling anywhere with his daughter and was an avid fan and part time roadie for CSPS. There was no activity that he was unwilling to try, unless it was above 40ft.
Going to be missed every single day by his ma and pa, brother Howard and sisters Cheryl, Mary and Faye and each of their spouses, brother and sister in law Chris and Kari, mother in law Shirley, father in law George and his wife Martha, and his favorite pup, Sophie Marie. "Uncle Boobah" to many nieces and nephews, his enthusiasm and support will be greatly missed. He will hold a special place for countless colleagues and friends whose lives were forever touched by his energy, skills, generosity, humor and zest for life.
A public visitation is scheduled on Thursday, August 16, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, 1264 Great Neck Road. A Celebration of Life service with Pastor Michael Simone officiating will be held at Spring Branch Church, 1500 N. Great Neck Road on Friday, August 17 at 11 a.m. followed by lunch at the church. Instead of flowers, donations suggested to MalaikaforLife.org. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.hollomon-brown.com
Published in The Virginian Pilot on Aug. 15, 2012