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Cameron Andre Kinney

August 7, 1975 - August 16, 2023

Cameron Andre “Boonie Change” Kinney, of Madison Heights, Virginia, left this world, his heartache, suffering, and pain, and gained rest and peace with his Heavenly Father on August 16, 2023. He was born on August 7, 1975, to Gerald and Doris Kinney. He was proceeded in death by his grandparents, James and Dorothy Woodson and Robert and Virginia Patillo. Cameron, a lover of life, all it had to give, and everything about it. He found the love of his life in football, playing with the Monelison Bruins, where he learned to “bob and weave on the field of green.” Coached by the best, he excelled and developed a style all his own, then there was J.V. and High School ball, where he honed his skills and mastered them even more. He was not good, but he was great at it, using all of the coaching techniques he learned from Coach Wayne Cocke, Buck Lithford, and Bobby Campbell. They made him the best he could be. He even received the Paul Goff Award. What an Honor. Now, his special love was racing. The “top dog” of the list. This is where IN THE BLOOD RACING stood out with him, his brothers, plus Dad. This is where he shined. The greatest thing he’d ever accomplished. He loved it!


In addition to his parents, he leaves to cherish his memory, four brothers; G.D. (Alivia), and Mike (Courtney), of Roanoke, VA. Carlos (SieAng), of Melbourne Australia, and Jeffery Vaughter (Robin), of Lynchburg, VA. He also leaves to cherish his memories, his loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A Celebration of Life will be held Wednesday, August 23, 2023, at 2:00 pm at Scott Zion Baptist Church, Madison Heights, Va.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Madison Heights, is assisting the family.  To send condolences please visit

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Gerald and Doris, My heart truly aches for you and your family’s loss of Boonie. While I can’t begin to imagine the pain you are feeling with what they say is the hardest pain a parent must endure, I do pray that you can find some comfort knowing that he is now at rest.

Posted by Charles Dyke on August 22, 2023

My deepest condolences to the Kenny family during this time. Cameron was and always be loved as he was a great person. He FREE without anymore pain and suffering, So blessed to have known him. Fly high my brother! The Watts, Daniel & Rucker families.

Posted by Tamekio Watts on August 22, 2023

Gerald and Doris you have my deepest sympathy, so sorry for your loss.

Posted by Michelle Sorrells on August 21, 2023

Gerald and Doris we pray that God will give you the strength you need during your time of sorrow. We send love, hugs and prayers.

Posted by Will and Pam burford on August 21, 2023

Doris and Gerald, My sincere condolences on the loss of your loved one. Praying that God will comfort you during this difficult time.

Posted by Carol Johnson on August 21, 2023

Doris and Gerald, My sincere condolences on the loss of your loved one. Praying that God will comfort you during this difficult time.

Posted by Carol Johnson on August 21, 2023

Doris & Gerald so sorry for your loss. Praying that God will give you strength during this difficult time.

Posted by Aaron & Vonda Payne on August 20, 2023

Gerald, Doris and family. My deepest condolences and sympathy. So so very sorry to hear of your son, Cameron's passing. May those beautiful and precious memories forever be with you. My prayers to you. God bless Carol Clark and family.

Posted by Carol Clark on August 20, 2023

Doris and Gerald I'll be praying for comfort and strength during this time. Sending my deepest condolences 🙏🙏

Posted by Priscilla Jones on August 20, 2023

Gerald and Doris so sorry to hear of your lost may God watch over you and keep you doing your time of sorrow

Posted by Mary Sparrow on August 19, 2023

Gerald and family, so sorry for your loss. Prayers, that you find comfort in knowing that, (Earth Has No Sorrow That Heaven Cannot Heal), Blessings.

Posted by Thomas & Linda Thornton on August 19, 2023

Prayers sent to family and friends. Boonie you got your rest. A cure was not to be. No more pain ,no more suffering, no more sleepless nights,God has everything in His hands. Rest my son. We love you.

Posted by Faithy&Duval Burford on August 18, 2023

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