Richard G. McBride
(1943 — 2021)
Richard G. McBride, 77, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away Sunday, July 18, 2021. He was born Nov. 26, 1943, in Blakeslee, Ohio, to Orville H. and Winona W. (Lockhart) McBride. Richard graduated from Bryan High School in 1961 and then proudly served our country in the Indiana National Guard. He married Carol Ann Whitney on Oct. 15, 1966, in Bryan, Ohio, and she preceded him in death on Oct. 11, 2005. Richard worked as a truck driver for Isaac Tire & Trailer for over 40 years, retiring in 2011. He also worked for Challenge Cook, the Ohio Art Company and Brust Pipeline. Richard was a fan of antique tractors and loved woodworking, gardening and spending time with his family. He also enjoyed campfires, where he could be found roasting hot dogs and making pizza pies.
Richard is survived by his three children, Ronald G. McBride of Bryan, Ohio, Julie A. (Eric) Beagle of Conway, South Carolina, and Michael J. (Tiffany) McBride of Edon, Ohio; four grandchildren, Joshua McBride, Elizabeth Beagle, Lilyann McBride and Cale McBride; and one sister, Shirley (Larry) Bauer of West Unity, Ohio. Richard was preceded in death by his parents; beloved wife, Carol; and one sister, Norma Grine.
Visitation for Richard G. McBride will be held from 4-8 p.m. Friday, July 23, 2021, at Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home, 206 N. Lynn St., Bryan, OH 43506. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 24, 2021, in the funeral home with Pastor Mary Beth Smith-Gunn officiating. Internment will follow in Shiffler Cemetery, Bryan, with military graveside rites accorded by Bryan American Legion Post 284.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that those planning an expression of sympathy consider memorial contributions be made to Cancer Assistance of Williams County, 1425 E. High St., Bryan, OH 43506, or to the Four County Suicide Prevention Coalition, T761 Ohio 66, Archbold, OH 43502.
Condolences may be sent to the family, or the online guestbook may be signed at www.oberlinturnbull.com.