Obituary for Ronald Owen McKenzie of West End

Ronald Owen McKenzie, 83, of West End, passed away on June 5, 2023 at his home.

Born on March 27, 1940 in Moore County to the late Patrick and Magdalene McKenzie.  Ronald was a hardworking man and a jack of all trades.  He worked as a mechanic and truck driver for many years.  Ronald enjoyed deep sea fishing, being outdoors bird watching and watching westerns, especially “Gun Smoke”.  He also enjoyed spontaneous day trips to the beach with his family which he loved dearly.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, James McKenzie; and four brothers, Tony, Wesley, Pete and Darius.

He is survived by four children, Carleen Alvarez of West End, Jeffrey McKenzie of West End, Robert McKenzie of Vass and Lacey McLaughlin of Eastwood; five siblings, Dan and Sally McKenzie of Apex, Erwin and Rose McKenzie of Michigan, Marcie and Mitchell Fowler of Pinebluff, Brenda Fields and Bobby of Statesville and Larry McKenzie of Eastwood; also survived by nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, June 11, 2023 from 2:00-4:00 PM at Culdee Presbyterian Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

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Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Seven Lakes.

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