Donald H. McKenzie SYRACUSE, IN Don McKenzie, 61, passed away on Wednesday, November 20, 2013, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, Ind. He was born on June 9, 1952, in Providence, R.I., to John and Betty (Carpenter) McKenzie. On November 1, 1980, he married Sandra Dawson, who survives. Don worked as a purchasing manager throughout most of his professional career. He was most recently employed as a purchaser with Biomet. He was a loving husband and father. He served the Lord as a choir director, and was also formerly a volunteer firefighter. He was a member of the Grace Baptist Church in New Paris, Ind. Don is survived by his wife, Sandra McKenzie; seven sons, Alexander (Chrissy), Nathaniel (Lydia), Caleb, Joshua, Matthew, Philip, and Gideon McKenzie; four daughters, Heather (Steve) Casey, and Sarah, Rachel, and Anna McKenzie; four grandchildren; his mother, Betty McKenzie; one sister, Virginia Melo; and two brothers, John and Steve McKenzie. He was preceded by his father. Visitation will be Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Eastlund Funeral Home, Syracuse, Inc. Services will be Tuesday, November 26, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with pastors Dan Haifley and Josh Weiland officiating. Interment will follow at the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.
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Published in Lebanon Daily News on Nov. 23, 2013