John Kilzer Dies


"Some say time's a riddle/I say time's a freight train, shimmering in the rain." — John Kilzer

John Kilzer, the former University of Memphis basketball player who went on to create a decades-long music career and, later, a beloved ministry at St. John's United Methodist Church, died Tuesday night. 

His death was announced by the church: "It is with tremendous sadness that we (St John's UMC) announce the sudden death of John Kilzer, our associate pastor of recovery ministries and our friend. May love and peace be poured over John's loved ones and this community as we grieve the incredible loss of this beloved member of the St. John's Family."

Kilzer was 62 and had just released a new album, Scars, in January. Here is Alex Greene's interview with Kilzer on that occasion.

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