James "Jim" McKenzie


April 10, 1949 – January 7, 2020

James “Jim” McKenzie, 70 years, of Peebles, passed away Tuesday, January 7, 2020.

James was born in Peebles on April 10, 1949, the son of the late Sarah “Catherine” (Call) McKenzie and Roscoe “Butch” Miller. Besides his parents, he was also preceded by his granddaughter, Arial Knoechelman, 4 brothers and 2 sisters.

James was a special Deputy for Adams County and former president of the great Serpent Mound Dowsers chapter of the American Society of Dowsers. He was a charter member of the Friends of Serpent Mound and the Independent Crop Circle Researcher’s Association.

James and his wife, Beverly (Johnson) McKenzie, got married on May 29, 1971. Besides his wife, James is survived by his daughter, Delsey (Jeff) Wilson of Peebles, three grandchildren, brother, Richard “Bird” McKenzie of Seaman, half-brothers, Charles Miller of Hillsboro, Jim Miller of New Vienna and Half-sister, Gloria Deaton.

Graveside Services 2:00 pm Thursday, January 9, 2020 at the Soaring Eagle Cemetery, 375 Horner Chapel Road, Peebles, OH.

Celebration of life will be from 12:00pm to 1:30pm of Thursday January 9, 2020 at the Peebles Church of God.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home. Please visit us at www.wallacethompsonfuneralhomes.com to sign our online guestbook.


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