Kenneth Jerome Anderson

Sunrise: February 18, 1962

Sunset: December 19, 2018

Kenneth Jerome Anderson age 56, died at the University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington, KY on December 19, 2018. Affectionately known as “Rome,” he attended Philadelphia Public Schools. He was an avid player and lover of basketball so much so that he swore to be the best player of all the brothers. He would spend long hours talking about how great a player he was even though he was the shortest.

Rome later moved to Norfolk, VA. Working as a laborer, he landed in Lexington, KY. He worked hard and steady for many years and has now earned his eternal rest. He was loved by many.

He is preceded in death by his father, Abraham Dunmeyer and brother, Michael Dunmeyer. He leaves to cherish his memory his mother, Louise Eley of Norfolk, VA; son, Marquis Covington of Lexington, KY; six brothers, John Anderson (Sarah) of Portsmouth, VA; Freddie Anderson of Lithonia, GA; Willie Dunmeyer (Zena) of Raleigh, NC, Marvin Dunmeyer (Ines) of Bel-Air, MD, Abraham Dunmeyer (Shirley) of Philadelphia, PA, Jonathan Dunmeyer (Rachelle) of Cypress, TX and a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews,  family and friends.

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    Sherlene White says

    To Brother John Anderson and Sister Sarah Anderson and family, please accept my deepest condolences for the lost of your dear loved one. I pray that God will continue to give you comfort during this difficult time. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. Matthew 5:4

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    Deli says

    I’m sorry for your loss. Please take comfort in Christ promise, John 5:28,29

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    Teresa Henderson says

    So sorry for your loss, Rome was a great father to my great-nephew, Marquis.

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    Dorri Winn says

    Jerome will truly be missed. He had a Great personality he was one of a kind. I’m sorry for your loss this is a big pill to swallow. But he believed in god he had a relationship with God so I know he’s in a better place.RIP Jerome I wish I could’ve said Goodbye

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      Deashay says

      Jerome was a kind hearted man . I truly feel that God sent him into my life . He taught me so many great lessons and he was a father figure to me when I didn’t have my own dad . The things he did for me will never be forgotten he gave me a beautiful brother and he gave me hope and strength at times when I had no one . I think of Jerome everyday because he truly was my strength .
      Blood don’t make u family . Love you Dad fly high

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    Dominique Shelby says

    Love you and miss you unk rome damn I wish I could have said good bye.

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