Ashby Kenneth Orville Getty
December 5, 1926 – September 20, 2019
Ken passed away in the presence of his Lord on September 20, 2019. His life was filled with the blessings of God and shared with many others around the world.
Ken was born December 5, 1926 in New Liskeard, Ontario but grew up in Kirkland Lake, Ontario. He was predeceased by his wife Racile, mother and father Truman and Edith nee Murdy and his older brother Murdy and younger brother Allen. He is survived by nieces, nephews and their spouses: Carolynn Mae, Cheryl Anne (Bill), Paul (Irene), Mark, Heather (Ron), Kendra (Dean).
Ken and his wife Racile have been career Missionaries for 70 years serving with WEC International – 25 years in North India in student ministry and then as Canadian directors of the mission. In 1993 they made the move to Abbotsford, BC, began their semi-retirement and continued the ministry at Gateway Training for Cross-Cultural Service.
As the news of Ken’s homegoing has made its way around the world we continue to receive tributes from many. Thankfulness for his sharing of the gospel and way of salvation, wise counsel on decisions that have affected lives and ministry, insightfulness on God’s plan and purpose for individuals, his example and steadfastness to the word of God.
A Celebration of Ken’s life will be held on Thursday, October 10, 2019 commencing at 11:00 a.m. at Immanuel Fellowship Baptist Church located at 2950 Blue Jay Street, Abbotsford, BC (corner of Blue Jay and Maclure).
In Memory of Ken, we invite you to consider giving towards Immanuel Fellowship Baptist Church’s Thanksgiving Offering. This year, the funds donated will support church planters in India and the Campbells who work with Power to Change. Please write on your gift: Thanksgiving Offering (in Memory of Ken Getty).
- Graveside Service Thursday, October 10, 2019