Loudonville~Denis “Eddy K” Edward Kebabjian ended his earthly journey on August 10th, 2021, at the age of 84. Denis was born in Jackson Heights NY in 1936. The family moved to Tannersville NY when he was 8 years old, where his father owned and operated a successful grocery store. Denis graduated high school from Hunter Tannersville Central School, and Hartwick College, where he obtained a bachelor’s degree, majoring in Chemistry. After serving 2 years in the United States Army, Denis and the love of his life Nancy moved to Albany, where he began a career with the NYS Dept. of Health, eventually moving on to work for the New York State Police as a forensic chemist.
Denis retired from the NYSP to take a job he loved the most. Grandfather. Denis enjoyed a lifetime of being an accomplished musician, working with the likes of Skip Parsons, Doc Spring, and many, many others. His fondest musical accomplishment was working with his long-time musical partner, and best friend Steve Caddick. They put out 2 recordings together and worked on countless other projects. Denis was also a master at arranging music, well over 500 pieces.
Denis is predeceased by his loving wife of 49 years Nancy. He is survived by his daughter Denise Kebabjian, His son, Michael Kebabjian Sr, his beloved grandchildren, Cody Chamberlin, Kyle Chamberlin, Zack Chamberlin, and Michael Kebabjian Jr. He is also survived by his long-time girlfriend, Susan Barger. Denis was always all about his family, of which he loved and adored. He is also survived by his longtime friend and musical partner of 30+ years Steve Caddick and his wife Sandy, both of which he shared an amazing friendship with.