Q. Kenzy, 77, of Blossburg, PA and formerly of Sunbury, PA went home to be
with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. He was born November
29, 1941 in Morrill, NE the son of the late Eugene and Opal Kenzy.
John graduated from Sunflower High School in Mitchell, NE and Central Bible
College in Springfield, MO. During college, he ministered in Brooklyn Teen
Challenge, which led to 57 more years of ministry in Teen/Youth Challenge.
He cofounded Youth Challenge International Bible Institute in 1965 with
David Wilkerson and served as President from 1968 to the present. An
ordained Assemblies of God minister for 52 years, he founded and pastored
churches in Tivoli, NY and Sunbury, PA. His lifelong passion for world
missions was realized as a missionary educator in Kenya, Tanzania, South
Africa, Portugal, China and Pakistan.
survived by his devoted wife of 55 years, Carol. They were married on June
20, 1964 in Kenosha, WI. In addition to his wife, he is survived
by daughters: Reneeí Kenzy, Rachelle Kenzy, Ronda (David) Richards, and Raelene
Kiepke; grandchildren: Gabrielle, Olivia, Julia, Josiah, Sophia,
Sara, Cassia and Amelia; siblings: Audrey Buhrdorf, Ron (Rosalie) Kenzy,
Ruth Lynch and Frank Kenzy. Johnís brothers Dale and Dennis Kenzy and
son-in-law Eric Kiepke preceded him in death.
and family are welcome to join in celebrating Johnís life on Saturday, June
29, 2019, at 1:00 pm at Christian Life Assembly 2645 Lisburn Road Camp Hill,
of flowers, please help us honor our fatherís wishes by contributing to his
beloved wife Carol Kenzy PO Box 24 Blossburg PA 16912.
Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 42 West
Mahoning Street Danville PA. www.visneski.com