ROBERT DOUGLAS MACKENZIE
Born In: Langley, British Columbia, Canada
Born: November 5th, 1933
Passed in: Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
Passed on: July 16th, 2012
Robert Douglas Mackenzie passed away on July 16, 2012.
Bob was born November 5, 1933 in Langley, B.C. and grew up working on his family farm as well as other local farms until he became a Millwright and worked in local sawmills and the logging industry. After running his own welding and auto businesses in Fort Langley, he had mastered his knack for being able to fix anything with nothing and still have materials left over for the next job. He and his wife Anne developed a love for American Shetland ponies, as well as cart and harness making. Bob and Anne moved to the interior where Bob spent most of his adult life ranching, mechanicing, farming and leather making in the Williams Lake area at Riske Creek, as well as the Armstrong and Enderby areas.
Through 42 years of marriage Bob and Anne were apart no more than a dozen days or so and were inseparable partners until Anne passed away in 2006. Bob was a wonderful lifelong friend to many. Bob had a huge heart and a very kind spirit. He was always looking for ways to help others. He will be greatly missed by his many friends and his family Mike and Jessie Wallis but can now rest in peace with his beloved wife Anne whom he never stopped missing.
A Memorial Service will be held in Armstrong on August 25, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at the Odd Fellows Hall.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Condolences may be expressed at www.schoenings.com
Cremation entrusted to Schoening Funeral Service, Kamloops, 250-374-1454.