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Raiders put out statement on passing of GM Reggie McKenzie’s father

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Sam McKenzie Jr, father of Reggie and Raleigh McKenzie dies.

It’s a tragic day for the McKenzie family and the Raiders family as well. The team has announced that the father of GM Reggie McKenzie and team scout Raleigh McKenzie has passed away.

The Raiders issued an official statement:

"The Raiders family is saddened by the passing of Sam McKenzie Jr., father of Reggie and Raleigh McKenzie. The thoughts and prayers of the entire Raider Nation are with the McKenzie family."

Sam McKenzie Jr is survived by wife Janie McKenzie; mother of twin sons Raleigh and Reggie (age 54) and younger son Sam McKenzie III (age 52), as well as grandchildren (Reggie & June McKenzie) Kahlil, Jasmin, Jalen, and Mahkayla McKenzie.

No word yet on the specific cause of death. Sam McKenzie Jr was 82 years old.