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Funeral services for John Timothy Kanagy, 93, of Blackville, SC will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at Calvary Fellowship Mennonite Church, Blackville, SC with burial in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the church. Memorials may be given to Hospital Aid c/o Alvin Stoltzfus 2136 Jones Bridge Road, Blackville, SC 29817. Mr. Kanagy died at home on Friday February 22, 2019.
Born in Belleville, Pennsylvania, he was a son of the late Jacob E. Kanagy and Salina Peachey Kanagy. On January 27, 1948 he married the late Esther N. Yoder Kanagy. Mr. Kanagy worked in construction as a carpenter until he retired and was a member of Calvary Fellowship Mennonite Church in Blackville, SC.
Survivors include his children; Virgil (Fannie Mae) Kanagy of Blackville, SC, Martha (Peter) Schwartz of Sarasota, FL, Elsie (Alvin) Beachy of Plain City, OH, Joseph Daniel (Freda) Kanagy of Woodbury, TN and David Ray (Mary) Kanagy of Williston, SC; 22 grandchildren; 54 great grandchildren; a sister in law Mattie Kanagy of Hartville, OH and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his wife he was preceded in death by sisters, Mattie Yoder, Naomi Peachey and Amelia Kanagy; brothers, Joseph, Kore, David, Jacob, Jonas, Lee, Norman, Ezra, Urie and Alvin Kanagy.