Kenneth Staples, owner of Staples Barber Shop, passed away November 18 at the age of 85. Photo by Ashley Twiggs

Beloved barber Kenneth Staples remembered fondly

Charlottesville lost an icon November 18 when Kenneth Staples, owner of Staples Barber Shop, died at age 85. “I would describe Kenny as one of those guys who looked like a duck on water,” says Jim Carpenter, a local photographer and friend of Staples since the early ’70s. “He was so smooth, but underneath, I’m […]