RONALD A. McBRIDE, 81, of Churubusco, passed away on Saturday, May 10, 2014, at North Ridge Village Nursing & Rehab, Albion. He retired from International Harvester after 30 years. Surviving are his wife of 60 years, Ellen (Terry) McBride of Churubusco; sons, Craig (Phyllis) McBride of Midland, Va. and Brent (Cathy) McBride of Fort Wayne; daughter, Sarah (David) Leazier of Churubusco; three sisters, Marilyn McBride of California, Louise Moore of Huntington and Joy Ditton of Fort Wayne; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Royal and Theora (Lincoln) McBride; sons, Ross McBride, in 1991 and David McBride, in 1955; and brother, Byron McBride. Service is 10 a.m. Wednesday at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home, with calling one hour prior. The Rev. Verlin Rice officiating. Calling also from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial in Eel River Cemetery, Allen County. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Northwest Allen County Schools. Online condolences at www.sheetsandchilds.net
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Sheets & Childs Funeral Home
206 N Main St
Churubusco, IN 46723
Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on May 13, 2014