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Corp Antoine Jay McKinzie
Birth: Feb. 25, 1981
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA
Death: Mar. 21, 2006
Baghdad, Iraq

Cpl. Antoine McKinzie of Indianapolis was a 2000 graduate of Pike High School, and was on his second tour of duty in Iraq. After high school. An aspiring artist with a talent for drawing and design, he earned an associate's degree in computer-aided drafting at ITT Technical Institute. He was a big New England Patriots fan. In his short life, Antoine will always be remembered for his gregarious spirit, fun loving nature and can-do attitude. His friends and relatives called him the "Gentle Giant", reflecting his kindness and impressive stature. He is survived by his mother, Zyvonne A. Adams, and stepfather, Dwight Adams, father, Jay Dee Canada, brother William Adams and sister Olivia Adams, three grandmothers, Lois Payne; Patricia K. Adams; and Lovie Mae Canada; a grandfather, John McKinzie. He was killed when his Humvee came under enemy small arms fire during combat operations in Baghdad at age 25.

Army
4th Battalion
27th Field Artillery Regiment
1st Armored Division
Baumholder, Germany 
 
Burial:
Crown Hill Cemetery
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: Mar 23, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13714661
Corp Antoine Jay McKinzie
Added by: Elizabeth Reed
 
Corp Antoine Jay McKinzie
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Corp Antoine Jay McKinzie
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