Obituary photo of David Kennamore, Akron-Ohio
In Loving Memory of

David James "Big D" Kennamore

1956 - 2017
Obituary photo of David Kennamore, Akron-Ohio
In Loving Memory of

David James "Big D" Kennamore

1956 - 2017

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 from 11:00am to 2:00pm
Newcomer Funeral Home & Cremation Services
131 North Canton Rd
Akron, OH  44305
330-784-3334
Service:
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 2:00pm
Newcomer Funeral Home & Cremation Services
131 North Canton Rd
Akron, OH  44305
330-784-3334
David James Kennamore, "Big D", age 60 of Akron, died on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 11:15 AM at Akron General Hospital.

He was born on December 9, 1956 in Akron, the son of the late James Kennamore and Margaret Giordano Rohbeck.

Big D was the proprietor of THE Main Street Saloon in the Firestone Park area of Akron. He was a motorcycle enthusiast, he loved music and going to concerts, he was a dog lover, and a family man.

He was instrumental in bringing Golden Gloves Boxing back to the Akron area, when he was younger he was inducted into the Summit County Boxing Hall of Fame; he was a philanthropist, as he helped many in the Summit County area.

Survivors include his lifetime partner and best friend, Nancy Heffner of 45 years; his daughter, Marlene (TJ) Denholm; two granddaughters, Brooke Kennamore and Braelynn Denholm; his siblings, Jack (Doris), Jimmy (Ruby), Madeline (Manuel), and Candy, and many nieces and nephews that he treasured.

Other than his parents, Big D was preceded in death by his brother, Bobby; and many close friends.

Funeral services will be held at Newcomer Funeral Home, 131 North Canton Road, Akron, on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 2:00 PM, where family and friends may visit from 11:00 AM until the time of the service.

David will be laid to rest in the East Liberty Cemetery.

To leave a special message for the family please visit www.NewcomerAkron.com

"GET UP OFF OF THAT THING!"




David James Kennamore, "Big D", age 60 of Akron, died on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 11:15 AM at Akron General Hospital.

He was born on December 9, 1956 in Akron, the son of the late James Kennamore and Margaret Giordano Rohbeck.

Big D was the proprietor of THE Main Street Saloon in the Firestone Park area of Akron. He was a motorcycle enthusiast, he loved music and going to concerts, he was a dog lover, and a family man.

He was instrumental in bringing Golden Gloves Boxing back to the Akron area, when he was younger he was inducted into the Summit County Boxing Hall of Fame; he was a philanthropist, as he helped many in the Summit County area.

Survivors include his lifetime partner and best friend, Nancy Heffner of 45 years; his daughter, Marlene (TJ) Denholm; two granddaughters, Brooke Kennamore and Braelynn Denholm; his siblings, Jack (Doris), Jimmy (Ruby), Madeline (Manuel), and Candy, and many nieces and nephews that he treasured.

Other than his parents, Big D was preceded in death by his brother, Bobby; and many close friends.

Funeral services will be held at Newcomer Funeral Home, 131 North Canton Road, Akron, on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 2:00 PM, where family and friends may visit from 11:00 AM until the time of the service.

David will be laid to rest in the East Liberty Cemetery.

To leave a special message for the family please visit www.NewcomerAkron.com

"GET UP OFF OF THAT THING!"




Send sympathy flowers

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 from 11:00am to 2:00pm
Newcomer Funeral Home & Cremation Services
131 North Canton Rd
Akron, OH  44305
330-784-3334
Service:
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 2:00pm
Newcomer Funeral Home & Cremation Services
131 North Canton Rd
Akron, OH  44305
330-784-3334

Share Memories

:
:
:
Yes, please send me periodic updates from Newcomer Funeral Home & Cremation Services.
We will treat your information with the utmost confidentiality and not share or distribute it in any way.
Condolences should be personal messages from family and friends. For a full version of our online obituary policy, please click here.