McKenzie, Robert Palmer, RADM

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Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1981-1982, 131X, Commander Key West Forces (COMKWESTFOR)
Service Years
1941 - 1982
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club
Order of the Golden Dragon
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Rear Admiral Upper Half

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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Jupiter, Florida

Date of Passing
Mar 18, 1990
Location of Interment
Riverside Memorial Park - Tequesta, Florida
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Garden of Honor, Block G, Plot 327, Space A

 Official Badges 

Joint Forces Command

 Unofficial Badges 

Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club Order of the Golden Dragon Cold War Veteran

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Annie Louise McKenzie

Jupiter, Florida u

Annie Louise McKenzie, age 83, of Jupiter, FL, joined her beloved Bob from the comfort of her home on January 16, 2009.

Annie was born in Abilene, Texas to the late Roger and Barbara Stinchcomb. She lived in many places with her husband the late Rear Admiral Robert Palmer McKenzie before retiring to Florida in 1984.

Annie was a graduate of Hardin Simmons University in Abilene, Texas and a member of Tropical Sands Christian Church, the Navy League, Retired Officers Association, JDM Country Club, and Ocean Parks Condominium Association.

Annie Louise is survived by: her daughter, Blair Hafner (Keith) of Crowley Lake, California; her son, Michael McKenzie (Judy) of Mobile, Alabama; granddaughters, Ashley and Laura of California; nephew, Blaine McKenzie, Jr. (Nan) of Jupiter, Florida; and nieces, Susan Stinchcomb of Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Barbara Ann Wallis (James) of Irving, Texas.

She was predeceased by: brother, Roger Stinchcomb in 1986 and her husband, Robert Palmer McKenzie in 1990.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, January 22, 2009 at Aycock Funeral Home, 1112 Military Trail, Jupiter, Florida 33458.

A funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. on Friday, January 23, 2009 at Tropical Sands Christian Church, 2726 Burns Road, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33410 with Pastor Joel Tucker officiating. Interment will be in Riverside Memorial Park, 19351 SE County Line Road, Tequesta, Florida 33469.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Annie's name may be made to Tropical Sands Christian Church.

Aycock Funeral Home

1112 Military Trail

Jupiter, Florida 33458

Other Comments:

Born 6/2/1924
Died 3/18/1990
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US NavyUSS Robert L. Wilson (DD-847)Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FLFormal Schools and Training Courses
USS Bon Homme Richard (CVA-31)VF-74 BedevilersSchool Assignments - StaffFleet Air Gunnery Unit Pacific (FAGUPAC)
Naval War College (Staff)Carrier Division 4 (COMCARDIV 4)Joint Strategic Target Planning Staff (JSTPS)VA-46 Clansman
US Forces Korea (USFK)
  1945-1945, 00X, USS Kimberly (DD-521)
  1945-1948, 00X, USS Robert L. Wilson (DD-847)
  1949-1949, 139X, Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FL
  1949-1950, 139X, Primary Flight Training, NAS Whiting Field, FL
  1950-1953, 131X, USS Bon Homme Richard (CVA-31)
  1950-1953, 131X, VF-74 Bedevilers
  1953-1955, 131X, Advanced Flight Training Course
  1955-1955, 131X, VFP-61
  1956-1957, 131X, Fleet Air Gunnery Unit Pacific (FAGUPAC)
  1958-1958, Naval War College (Staff)
  1959-1959, 131X, Carrier Division 4 (COMCARDIV 4)
  1960-1960, 131X, Joint Strategic Target Planning Staff (JSTPS)
  1960-1963, 131X, VA-46 Clansman
  1964-1966, 131X, USS Saratoga (CV-60)
  1966-1969, 131X, CNO - OPNAV
  1969-1972, 131X, USS Cacapon (AO-52)
  1976-1979, 131X, COMLATWINGPAC
  1980-1981, 131X, US Forces Korea (USFK)
  1981-1982, 131X, Commander Key West Forces (COMKWESTFOR)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1941-1945, United States Naval Academy
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