Ronald Wayne McKenzie
February 29, 1952 - May 19, 2017
RONALD WAYNE MCKENZIE, AGE 65 and a resident of Pine died Friday morning May 19, 2017 at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond. He was the owner/operator of McKenzie Wrecker Service and a former Washington Parish Sheriff’s Deputy for over 15 years. Ronald taught auto mechanics at the former Franklinton Vocational School for 20 years. He loved restoring and collecting antique cars that he often took to car shows throughout the area. Ronald also used to race dirt track cars and thoroughbred horses. He enjoyed drinking coffee and visiting with friends each morning at L&L Grocery in Pine. He was always a loving husband, father and grandfather and cherished the time spent with his grandchildren.
Survived by: Wife: Joyce Owens McKenzie of Pine; 2 Daughters and Sons in law: Michelle and Robert Stuart, Casey and Steven Barber all of Pine; Mother: Jimmie Lou Freeman McKenzie of Pine; Sister: Vicki McKenzie Wood of Madisonville; 5 Grandchildren: Easton Barber, Trevor Stuart and his fiancé Katlyn Thibodeaux, Allison Stuart, Makenzie Stuart, Brody Stuart; Father in law and Step-Mother in law: Deloy Owens and Mary Owens of Sandy Hook; Sister in law: Brenda Owens; Also several nieces and nephews
He was preceded in death by his father K.C. McKenzie, mother in law Louise Owens and brothers in law Rick Wood and Curtis Owens.
Visitation will be at Crain Funeral Home Saturday May 20th from 6 pm until 9 pm and after 10 am on Sunday. A funeral service will be held at 2 pm Sunday in the funeral home chapel with Eld. Darren Uzel, Eld. Mark Hobgood and Rev. Eric Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the Hilltop Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Trevor Stuart, Karon Breland, Steve Breland, Charles Kennedy, Tommy Thomas, Lance Sanchez, Jason McKenzie, Kendall McKenzie, Eric Ingram
Honorary Pallbearers: Jerry McKenzie, Hezzie Crain, Gary Thomas, Geary McKenzie, Herbert McKenzie, Reid Kennedy, Daryl Miley