Christopher McKenzie, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died June 21.
McKenzie was born in Far Rockaway on March 22, 1972. He worked as a home health aide and was a member of the Full Gospel Tabernacle Church in Far Rockaway.
He is survived by his parents, Raymond and Sandra Murphy; children, Christopher Jr., ChaChris, Kayla, and Destyni McKenzie; stepbrothers, Raymond Murphy Jr. (Loretta Murphy) and Zavon Murphy; aunts and uncles, Rev. Frank and Marsha McKenzie, Ronnie and Betty McKenzie, Sam and Zelma Singleton, Karl and Glenn McKenzie, Rachel McKenzie, Gregory and Pamela Dobson; cousins, Samantha, Ronnie Jr., Frank Jr., Danielle, Christopher, Marcus, Michelle, Glenn Jr. and Michael; nieces, Juanita, Ebony, Brittany and Valencia; nephews, Brandon, Jaylen and Lorenzo; special friends, Sharon Miller and Gina Okafor; and a host of relatives and friends.
Funeral arrangements and service were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. Interment took place at Trinity St. John’s Cemetery, Hewlett, New York.