Don Kenworthy Obituary

Don Paul Kenworthy
Don Paul Kenworthy

August 20, 1961 - June 4, 2018
Born in Lower Burrell, PA
Resided in Maryville, Tennessee


Don Paul Kenworthy, age 56, died unexpectedly at his home in Maryville, TN. Don was a 1979 graduate of Maryville High School and attended Washington University in St. Louis, MO where he was a member of Sigma Nu Fraternity. Don was a graduate of the Culinary Arts Institute of Baltimore where he became an accomplished chef. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Human Ecology, Summa Cum Laude, from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in 2000. Don was employed by the University of Tennessee SWORPS program for the last 17 years. He dedicated his life to those who were less fortunate and to those that need help. Don was a strong man of faith who will be remembered as a devoted son, brother, nephew, uncle, as well as a beloved friend. He was preceded in death by his father, J. Bruce Kenworthy.

He is survived by his mother, Paula S. Kenworthy; brother, J. Bruce Kenworthy, Jr. (Gail); nieces, Erin and Darcy; aunt, Ann S. Jordan and many close cousins.

A memorial service will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 18, 2018, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Maryville.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a donation be made to SMACF (Smokey Mountain Animal Care Foundation), P. O. Box 1099, Alcoa, TN 37701.



St. Paul's Lutheran Church
429 Sandy Springs Road
Maryville, TN US 37803
Saturday, August 18, 2018
11:00 AM