Douglas McKenzie Sr.

Obituary of Douglas Wayne McKenzie Sr.

Douglas Wayne McKenzie Sr., 76, of Grafton, West Virginia and formally of Rivesville, WV. passed away on Wednesday May 10, 2023 at his home. He was born on December 12, 1946 in Shelmar, Maryland; a son of the late Samuel and Oma McKenzie. He is survived by his son, Timothy McKenzie and his companion Kelly Shonce of Grafton, his two daughters; Kimberly Hayes and her companion Daniel Olson of Grafton, and Christina Poling and her husband William of Monongah, his sister; Georganna Davis of Mannington, seven Grandchildren; Kayla McKenzie, Mercedes Hayes, Brianna McKenzie and her companion Kaitlyn Hashman, T.J. McKenzie and his wife Christina, Adrianna Poling, Charlie Olson, and Gabe Olson, one great-grandchild Rosemary McKenzie, along with several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Douglas is preceded in death by his son, Douglas McKenzie Jr., his brothers; Alston Smith and Sidney McKenzie, his sisters; Grace Martin and Judith McKenzie, and his grandson, Bruce Hayes Jr. Douglas was a 1967 graduate of Rivesville High School and attended Baxter Church of God. He was a former employee for the High Tech Hardwoods of Morgantown, WV. Douglas Enjoyed baking for the holidays, camping, and being with friends, family, and especially his grandchildren. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Ford Funeral Home, DeGarmo Chapel, 207 Second Street, of Rivesville, WV 26588. Friends will be received in the funeral home on for visitation on Friday, May 12 from 4PM until 8PM, and on Saturday May 13 from 12PM until 2PM and from 4PM until 6PM. The funeral will be held in the funeral home on Saturday at 6PM with Pastor Doug Wyatt officiating. A Private graveside committal service will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be made to the family at