Wasson Funeral Home, Inc.

441 West Hwy 412, P.O. Box 29, Siloam Springs, AR

Phone: 479-524-5131

Wayne McKenzie

Bentonville, AR

1940 - 2018

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Published: January 19, 2018

Wayne McKenzie passed away on January 17, 2018 at Earlene Howard Hospice House in Springdale, Arkansas. He was born in 1940 at the Pickens Hospital in Bentonville, Arkansas to Marshall McKenzie and Leta Fulk McKenzie. Wayne has been a Baptist pastor and minister since 1973. Being bi-vocational, he was a production manager in the wood roof truss industry for many years and, after retiring from that, was a school bus driver 10 years for Rogers Public Schools. Wayne graduated from Decatur High School and has a diploma in General Bible Studies from Liberty University. He is a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Bentonville.

Wayne was preceded in death by his first wife of 32 years, Patricia Wiseman McKenzie, and his parents. He is survived by his present wife of 18 years, Patsy McKenzie; two sons, Tory McKenzie and wife Karole of Cave Springs, Arkansas, and Trent McKenzie and wife Jennifer of Nashville, Tennessee; a step daughter, Cheryl Baker and husband Tim of Jacksonville, Texas; a step son, Daryl Holland of Bella Vista, Arkansas; five grandchildren, Kara Armond, Alex Baker, Cori Holland, Jake Holland, and James McKenzie; and three great-grandchildren, Colin, Arabella, and Katelyn Armond.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Monday, January 22, 2018 at Bethel Baptist Church, 2907 N. Walton Blvd., Bentonville, Arkansas, with Pastor Michael Goering officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. The family will greet friends and visitors at Bethel's Activity Center. Burial will follow the service at Bentonville City Cemetery. To sign the online guestbook, please visit Arrangements are by Wasson Funeral Home, Siloam Springs, Arkansas. Memorials may be made to Bethel Baptist Church or The Circle of Life Legacy Village in Bentonville.

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