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Kenneth Gittens October 4, 2023

Date of Funeral

August 19, 2023

KENNETH GRAFTON ANTHONY GITTENS, JP age 65 of St. Stephen’s Hill, Black Rock, St. Michael; former Chairman of the Rural Development Commission and Needham’s Holdings Inc. (The Hilton Barbados Resort), Member of the Board of Directors of the City of Bridgetown Credit Union.

Beloved husband of Kathy Gittens;

Cherished Father of Gabrielle Hinds;

Son of Ethelin Joyce Gittens;

Brother of Peter, Carl (USA), Joyce (USA) and Christopher Gittens;

Nephew of Joan Bourne;

Son-In-Law of Heather Yearwood;

Cousin of Dr. the Hon. Madam Justice Sonia Richards, Julia Bourne and many others;

Uncle of many;

Friend of Stanton Haynes, Gail Todd,  Anthony Jordan, Yousuf Bulbulia, Christopher Sinckler, Henderson Williams, the board, management and staff of The City of Bridgetown Credit Union, The Hilton Barbados Resort, Julie ‘N and many others.

The funeral of the late Kenneth Grafton Anthony Gittens J.P. leaves Downes and Wilson Funeral Home Eagle Hall, St. Michael on Saturday, 19th August, 2023 at 12.30 p.m. for the James Street Methodist Church, James Street, St. Michael where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 2:00 p.m. for the service. The funeral will then proceed to the Westbury Cemetery for the interment.

The Organist is kindly asked to attend. Wreaths may be sent to Downes and Wilson Funeral Home no later than 12:00 noon on Friday 18th August, 2023.

Relatives and friends may pay their last respects at Downes and Wilson Funeral Home, Eagle Hall, St. Michael on Friday, 18th August, 2023 from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. 

Live Stream via Downes & Wilson YouTube Channel 


  1. REPLY

    Deepest condolences to Kenneth’s family and friends. May he continue to rest in peace.

    Kenneth Gittens In Memoriam

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    Richard Drakes says

    Extending sincere condolences to the family and friends of my friend Kenneth. May his Soul Rest in Peace 🙏🏾

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    Dr. Arlene Beckles says

    I am still lost for words from the moment I got the news. My heartfelt condolences go out to Kathy and Gabby at this challenging time. Mr. Gittens, may you Rest Comfortably in Paradise. Dr. Arlene Beckles (Norcross, GA).

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