Douglas A. MacKenzie, beloved husband, father, son, brother, uncle, son-in-law, brother-in-law and friend, drew his last breath on September 11, 2021 at the age of 55.
Doug leaves behind a loving family in his wife, Roxanne, his daughter, Faith, his brothers Harold MacKenzie (Teresa) and Wayne MacKenzie, mother-in-law, Rose Graff, brother-in-law, Raymond Graff, Jr. (Kim), sister-in-law, Renée Graff, as well as nieces, Melissa MacKenzie Little (John), Rachelle MacKenzie (Jose), Amanda Lopez and Kristin Marichal, nephews, Michael Paul MacKenzie (Amber), Joey Torres and Anthony Marichal, grandnieces, Delaney, Sophia, Mia and Riley, grandnephews, Atticus, Jacob, Joshua, Jeremy and Finnley, and his best friend Jamie Garciaz, along with a great many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold MacKenzie, Sr. and Theresa Murphy MacKenzie, sister, Laura MacKenzie, and father-in-law, Raymond Graff, Sr.
Doug was born in San Rafael, California on September 6, 1966. He moved to Miami, Florida when he was just an infant where he met and married the love of his life, Roxanne. Their 20th wedding anniversary was September 8, 2021.
Doug had a smile that would light up a room. He had the natural talent and personality to make friends no matter the situation. His laughter, humor and quick wit was infectious to those around him. He was a faithful man of God and true to his family and friends. He was always there to help those in need and never asking for anything in return. He was a kind and generous man. No was not a word in his vocabulary. To say the least he was extremely proud of his wife and daughter. He was a family man and they were the most important people in his life.
At 16 years old he started his career as a block mason/construction worker and continued for the next 38 years. Just recently he became a trucker so that he could travel the United States and pick out places to take his family. He was going to work one month and then take two months off to spend with his family. Unfortunately, that dream never happened.
He loved fishing and couldn’t wait for lobster season every year. He also enjoyed cooking on his grill and was always the grill master at his famous 4th of July parties. He even thought about buying a food truck. Doug loved watching Miami Dolphin games with his wife and friends. He was a proud and successful member of AA for 21+ years. Doug was the life of the party and he will be deeply missed by all who were blessed to know him. See you on the other side, Doug. We will always love you!
A Memorial Service will be held Friday, October 1, 2021 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Stanfill Funeral Home in Miami.
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