Obituaries for Nov. 28, 2018

William ‘Billy’ McKenzie

William “Billy” McKenzie died Nov. 10, 2018.

He was 68.

William was a Marine Corps veteran, having served in Vietnam with the 1st Battalion 9th Marines — known as “The Walking Dead.”

He was born and raised in Kearny and graduated Kearny High School in 1968. He then joined the Marines. He served in the Marines for 11 years.

Bill worked for Gulfstream Aerospace in Savannah, Georgia, where he met his wife Carla. They were married for 25 great years, living in Savannah and Cherry Vale, Kansas.

He loved hunting and fishing. He was also a master motorcycle mechanic.

Bill leaves behind his wife Carla; hos mother Elizabeth Elsmore; and his brother Glenn (wife Judy) of Blairstown.

He will be missed by his many relatives and friends, his brothers-in-arms and his biker brothers.

Bill would have appreciated it if you were to donated to in his memory.

Mary Evans

Mary Evans died Nov. 16, 2018.

She was 98.

Graveside services were in Arlington Cemetery, Kearny. Arrangements were by the Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, Kearny.

Mary was the sister of the-late Bette Doran and aunt of Jack and Jim Doran and Jane Stokes. Also surviving is her cousin Eleanor Berman.


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