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Robert O. "Bob" McKenzie

Robert O. "Bob" McKenzie

Robert O. 'Bob' McKenzie, age 75, of Quincy, died on Monday, November 18, 2019 in Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born on September 9, 1944 in Quincy, the son of Welby and Genola (Newberry) McKenzie.

Bob was the owner and operator of McKenzie Construction from 1968 until his semi-retirement in 2015. However, Bob was proud of the fact that he continued to the 50th anniversary in 2018.

Bob was an Army Veteran of the Vietnam war. He was of the Christian Faith.

In his earlier years, Bob enjoyed restoring cars. He liked cooking, woodworking but most especially, his family.

He is survived by:
THREE CHILDREN: Amy Penrose and her husband Brad of Quincy; Robert D. McKenzie of Quincy and Mathew McKenzie also of Quincy.
FOUR GRANDCHILDREN: Shelby Job and her husband Dallas; Autumn Penrose; Dallas Robert McKenzie and Delaney McKenzie.
FOUR GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN: Leightyn Job, Jaxson Boernson, Meilah Job and Dallas Job, Jr.
SIBLINGS: Jack McKenzie, Alice Snyder, Leota Einhaus, Vicki Stice, and June McKenzie.
Numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives also survive.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents and siblings: Donnie McKenzie, Bill McKenzie, May Snyder, Janice Clay, Tom McKenzie, Roger McKenzie and Caroline Meyer.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 2:00 PM in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 12:00 noon until the time of the services at 2:00. Memorials may be made to the Great River Honor Flight.

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From:
Janet DeJaynes
Quincy, IL
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My deepest condolences, Amy and family.
From:
Vickie Y.(Walker) Elder
Mayfield, KY
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A wonderful man. So sorry to hear of his passing. He will be greatly missed. Much love and prayers for all...
From:
Ken Rakers
Aledo, IL
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Sorry to hear of Bob's passing. I remember him from a young age when the family lived on 16th Street. Bob was a great man and a hard worker. I have fond memories of growing up together with him. I will keep Bob all your family in my prayers. Ken
From:
Melinda Cannon
Quincy, IL
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My condolences to Bobs family. I've known Bob since I was a child as my my dad and brothers had worked in the same line of work. Your in my thoughts and prayers. Fly high Bob!
From:
Mlinda
Quincy, IL
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I'm so sorry 💔💔😢 bob was a great friend .
From:
Paula Wert
Quincy, IL
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I don't think Bob ever knew what a powerful influence he had on the lives of 6 children who had no father figure in their lives. They have good memories of Bob and will remember him all their lives as they think of their childhood. Rest peacefully, Bob.
From:
susan schuermann
Quincy, IL
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So sorry for you loss. He was such a nice man
From:
Tim
Quincy, IL
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So sorry to hear of Bob's passing. Prayers of peace and comfort for the family.
From:
Lori
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My deepest condolences for the family. I love you Amy...sorry I'm in Kentucky, I would give you a giant Southern hug.
From:
Steve and Donna Taylor
Quincy, IL
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Our deepest condolences to Bob’s family...he was such a great guy