MACKIE, John David

Born on February 20, 1940. Passed away November 18, 2019.

Tragically taken from us all.

Much loved husband of Marilyn for 52 wonderful years.
Loved father of Robert and Michelle, Andrew And Jocelyn, Stuart and Danielle.
Loved and adored Poppy of Jasmin, Ben, Scott, Bella, Ruby and Lenny.

Loved by all.

Many unfinished projects.

Funeral Notice
Meeniyan Town Hall Whitelaw Street, MeeniyanView Map
A Farewell Journey and Celebration of Life for Mr. John David Mackie will be held at the Meeniyan Town Hall, Meeniyan on FRIDAY (Nov. 29, 2019) commencing at 1.00pm. At the conclusion of the Service a Private Burial will be held. Parking will be available at the M.D.U Football Ground. Following this Service, please join the family for Celebration and refreshments at the MDU Football Club rooms, where you can see a display of John's cars and tractors.  
  1. Condolences to you all, John is going to be sorely missed. Naomi and Charlie Holton

    Naomi Holton November 21, 2019
  2. John was a wonderful man, who will be greatly missed.

    Peter & Annette Glover November 21, 2019
  3. Many happy memories of “lunch at the Mackies” when we were kids. John was always so kind and welcoming. He will be greatly missed

    Kerry Webster November 21, 2019
  4. Our deepest sympathy to Marilyn and families. Thinking of you all at this very sad time.Xx

    Bruce & Diane Harrison November 21, 2019
  5. Such a wonderful man taken far to soon. Our sincere sympathy and love to Marilyn and family. Jeanie and Ron Funnell and family.

    Jeanie Funnell November 21, 2019
  6. Heartfelt condolences to Marilyn and family. A sudden and tragic loss of such a good man who was liked by all who knew him. We will miss your stories John. R.I.P

    Dawn and Ken Green November 21, 2019
  7. John Mackie, such a legend! You were the coolest bus driver ever, always let us do what he wanted 😉. A wonderful man, husband, father and grandfather, friend and community man. A million words would not be enough to describe what you are to so many people, Meeniyan will never be the same again. Fond memories of your trips to Scotland. Keep on smiling big man. Much love to all the family Suzie Carter xx

    Susanne carter November 21, 2019
  8. My most deeply sincere condolences to Marylin and families for losing a much loved and respected man of our close nit community,husband,father,father in-law and grandfather. John you were always a pleasure to meet at the bus stop with a smile and a wave you were the best and still are the best. We will miss you but never forgotten RIP fella.

    Donna Atkins, Brianna Hooton/shandley xxoo

    Donna atkins November 21, 2019
  9. John you were taken tragically way too soon. A true gentleman who taught me lots about farm life. Lots of love and condolences to Marilyn and the family.

    Annie & Gary Hawley November 21, 2019
  10. Sending our love,condolences & prayers to Marilyn,Robert ,Andrew & Stuart & families.
    Special memories of a special man
    Geo& Rob

    George & Robyn yates November 21, 2019
  11. Our thoughts are with you Marilyn. Your lives have touched on so many. Thankyou for your wonderful friendship.
    Elizabeth Turner

    Elizabeth Turner November 21, 2019
  12. Our thoughts are with you Marilyn. Your lives have touched on so many. Thankyou for your wonderful friendship.

    Elizabeth Turner November 21, 2019
  13. Sincere condolences to the Mackie family and Meeniyan community at this time.
    “Mr Mack” was a big part of my schooling life as he was for so many other kids over the years.
    A legend of the town that will be remembered fondly forever!

    Dean O'Connor November 21, 2019
  14. Deepest sympathy to Marilyn and your family. So sorry to hear of John’s passing.

    Verna Wellington (née Smith - Ken (dec) and Rita’s daughter November 21, 2019
  15. Deepest sympathy to the entire Mackie family on the sad loss of John, a true gentleman!

    Sue & Peter Gowers November 21, 2019
  16. Such wonderful early memories of all the bus trips to Melbourne with my mum to see countless shows and enjoying wonderful snack delights, that both Marilyn and John had laid out and have waiting for us all after the shows. Then connecting again with being involved with MDUFNC. Our love, hearts and thoughts to Marilyn and family on the tragic loss of John.
    Grant,Sheryl,Mathew,Kelly,Aaron Hosking

    Sheryl Hosking November 21, 2019
  17. Deepest sympathies to the Mackie family during this difficult time. We are all thinking of you and are here whenever you need us.

    Susan Morrow and Tim Clark November 21, 2019
  18. Sincere condolences to Marilyn, Rob, Andrew and Stuart and extended family members on the loss of Mr Mack. Many memories of bus rides to school, shows/concerts sport and catering. RIP Mr Mack

    Fiona Hughes November 21, 2019
  19. Condolences to you all, John was always cheerful and happy to have a chats true gentleman and will be sadly missed by all. Lots of great memories for the MDU days, concerts in Melbourne etc RIP John say hi to Roger for me

    Chris Indian November 22, 2019
  20. Sincere condolences to Marilyn, Robert, Andrew, Stu and family. “Uncle John” was a warm and genuine man and gave me so many wonderful memories at the farm. Thinking of you all at this very sad time.
    Ingrid McDonald

    Ingrid McDonald November 23, 2019
  21. Fond memories of John when he would drive our bus and get us safely to and from school each day. Such a lovely gentle man who always had a smile. You will be very sadly missed.

    R.I.P John

    Sincere condolences to Marilyn and the Mackie Family. Thinking of you all.

    The Appleyard Family

    Yvonne Appleyard November 25, 2019
  22. To Marilyn and family, our condolences on the sudden loss of John. Have fond memories of Melbourne trips and extended tours around Australia. A true gentleman, will be fondly remembered.

    Cheryl and Brian Mellor November 25, 2019
  23. Sincere condolences to you all my thoughts are with you at this very sad time

    Tina Paterson November 25, 2019
  24. Sincere Condolences Marilyn and family. Terrific bloke John.

    Albert, Prue, April & Violet Jolly November 25, 2019
  25. Deepest sympathies to you Marilyn and your extended family.
    From your cousin,Lionel Martin and family.

    Lionel Martin November 26, 2019
  26. Heartfelt condolences to Marilyn and your family.
    From Ross and Joan Eldred and family.

    Ross and Joan Eldred November 26, 2019
  27. Dear Marilyn and family, sending our Deepest Sympathy to you all. We have so many wonderful memories of John over the years and catching up on the Buses. Will be thinking of you on Friday, Marilyn, sorry we can’t be with you. Love 💕 Margaret and Glen Campe, Hamilton.

    Glen & Margaret Campe November 28, 2019
  28. John you were CWA’S gentle giant always helping us ladies.Carrying Marilyn’s multi million projects to and from melbourne.we will miss your smiles,hugs and humour.
    Thank you for being such a good friend and our chats will be missed so much.
    To Marilyn we are here words just fail us right now.
    To family and gran children keep John’s spirit alive and you will do well.
    Love to all.Carmel and Ross Mitchell.xx

    Carmel mitchell November 28, 2019
  29. Dear Marilyn and family, deepest sympathy to you all. John will always be remembered for his warmth and smiling face and was always a pleasure interacting with him.

    Grant Simmonds

    Grant Simmonds November 28, 2019
  30. Deepest sympathy to Marilyn and family on the passing of a true gentleman in every way John may you Rest In Peace

    John and Anita Harris November 28, 2019
  31. Only 6months ago we were in your company and now we are trying to take in the sad news of Johns sudden departure taken before his time. We would like to offer our condolences on this day to Marilyn and his. Family and wish them the greatest strength and support from over the pond for the coming months. John lived for his tractors and was well respected in the tractor fraternity, he will be missed by many. Your in our thoughts and RIP John love Vanda & Ray Parcell, England

    Vanda Parcell November 29, 2019
  32. Such a tragic loss. Deepest sympathy Marilyn to you and all your family.

    Rhonda Debenham November 29, 2019
  33. Heartfelt condolences to Marilyn and the boys and there families..
    all our trips as kids to the farm I will never forget the tractor rides the big bon fires ….as my dad did say you are a well respected cousin to him and our family and to everyone one else you met…… Bruce Kath Greg Carolyn R.I.P John

    Carolyn Penduck November 30, 2019
  34. So sorry Marilyn and family for your loss ,Richard and I have lovely memories of John and we are so glad we were lucky enough to have met him .take care Marilyn we will be in touch soon . Love Richard and Kathleen Cumbria England,

    Richard Kathleen nicholson December 3, 2019