Donald Ray McKenzie age 69 of Clovis, NM passed away Wednesday August 13, 2014, at his home in Clovis.
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Memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm Monday, August 18, 2014, at The Chapel, 1500 Thornton, with Pastor Larry Mote officiating.
Don was born July 26, 1945, to Donald Ray and Carol (Harrison) McKenzie in Everett, WA. He married Barbara Carey October 15, 1964, in Prescott, AZ. Don joined the Air Force in 1963, retired in 1986 after 24 years of serving his country. He then worked for General Electric as a Jet Engine Representative for 22 years. Don was the President of the Senior Olympic. He enjoyed bowling, boating, fishing, an avid sports fan, and he loved to spend time with his family and friends. His passion was his children and his polish brother from another mother.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara McKenzie of the home; son, Donald R. (Shannan) McKenzie of Anchorage, Alaska; two daughters, Patricia (Albert) Higashi of Lawrenceville, GA, and Belinda (Roy) Rocha of Lubbock, TX; brother, Steve (Jackie) McKenzie of Clovis, NM; sister, Sandra (Dan) Allen of Washington; brother-in-law, Leland (Mary) Carey of Chino Valley, AZ; five sisters-in-law, Coralyn Mena of Prescott, AZ, Andrea (Mike) Cullinan of Phoenix, AZ, Susie (Jim) LaFuze of Prescott, AZ, Laura (Mike) Markley of Prescott, AZ, and Billie Trucano of Prescott, Arizona; 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, and other family members.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald and Carol.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Sandia's, 516 Mitchell, Clovis, NM 88101 or the Ark House, P.O. Box 833656, Richardson, TX 75083.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Muffley Funeral Home & High Plains Crematory (575) 762-4435 www.muffleyfuneralhome.com
Muffley Funeral Home Inc
1430 Thornton St Clovis, NM 88102
Published in the Clovis News Journal on Aug. 17, 2014