Kenneth "Lord Blakey" Blake

Carnival Committee executive director Kenneth “Lord Blakie” Blake performs the song “Carnival Dilemma” in April 2005 as Gov. Charles Turnbull listens on stage during the Calypso Revue on St. Thomas.

Dear Editor,

The Virgin Islands Carnival Committee mourns the loss of our beloved chairman, Kenneth Blake Sr., aka “Lord Blakie.” Chairman Blake worked at what he loved most, which is the love of his culture and the people of the Virgin Islands.