The 10th Circuit Bar Association will be hosting a memorial service to celebrate the career of the late Judge Ronald R. McKenzie at 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, at the Marion County Courthouse, 906 Broadway, Hannibal.
Guest speakers will include: The Honorable E. Richard Webber, Senior U.S. District Judge, Eastern District; The Honorable John J. Jackson, Marion County Associate Judge; John W. Briscoe, Esquire; and Mark S. Wasinger, Esquire. Circuit Judge Rachel Bringer Shepherd will preside.
Judge McKenzie served as Circuit Judge for 20 years. He was the longest serving Circuit Judge in the 10th Circuit. Prior to being appointed Circuit Judge, McKenzie also served as an attorney in private practice, juvenile officer of the 10th Circuit, and Marion County prosecuting attorney.
The host committee for the memorial service includes: Judge James R. Reinhard; Judge Carroll M. Blackwell; John W. Briscoe, Esquire; and Mark S. Wasinger, Esquire.
The service is open to the public.