Percy Allan Kenagy
Percy Allan Kenagy

April 21, 1925 - November 27, 2019
Born in Albany, Oregon
Resided in Albany, Oregon

Obituary

Percy Allan Kenagy
April 21, 1925 - November 27, 2019
Percy Allan Kenagy passed away on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, at Samaritan Evergreen Hospice.
Percy was born to Urie and Bertha Kenagy in the family home in Albany, Oregon, the seventh of nine children, where he grew up working the family farm. As a life-long Albany resident, Percy was witness to decades of Albany’s history, and the monumental changes in our country and way of life that spanned his 94 years. Percy was a man of strong faith who belonged to Fairview Mennonite Church, and for a time Albany Mennonite Church, from childhood. Percy worked for the US Postal Service, retiring in 1987 after 32 years of service, during which he had delivered mail to nearly every area of the city.
Percy married JoAnna Peters in 1966, and raised three children: Allan, Ann and Kevin. Among Percy’s favorite things were his many memories of family elk hunting trips in eastern Oregon with his brothers and nephews, the Oregon State Beavers, antique tractors, and meals out at his regular stop - Sweetwaters. Though nothing brought him more joy than his grandchildren: Jaylene, Kiana, Cassidy, Lexia, Kaitlyn, Corey, Kira, and Megan. In retirement he helped to shuttle them to and from school, and attended special events, accompanied them on field trips, and always had a special treat in his cupboard for them when they visited - jerky.
Percy was a quiet man, with a warm smile and a wonderful sense of humor that revealed the twinkle in his eye. He was a man with a strong work ethic, responsible, and trustworthy, with an uncompromising integrity. He was a man of faith who did the right thing, no matter how difficult, because it was the right thing.
Percy is survived by two siblings: Mildred and Benjamin; his children: Allan and Kristin Kenagy, Ann and Glen Slayter, and Kevin and Heather Kenagy; as well as eight grandchildren.
Percy was buried at Fairview Mennonite Cemetery following a family graveside service. All are invited to attend a memorial service celebrating Percy’s life on Saturday, January 18, 2020, at 2:00 pm at Fairview Mennonite Church, 35100 Goltra Road SE, Albany.

Guestbook

Photos


Services

Memorial Service
Fairview Mennonite Church
35100 Goltra Rd SE
Albany, OR US 97322
Saturday, January 18, 2020
2:00 PM