“And no resident will say: “I am sick…”Isa 33:24. We can be sure of this reality because God has promised as seen from his divine words about the near future; perhaps you or I may see those missing from our lives due to sickness or tragic injury that lead to death. Prayers go out to the surviving family and friends.
“Condolences to Joe, Julie and your families. Thinking of you at this sad time.
“To the MCBride family, may God give you peace, comfort and strength during this most difficult time. Truly sorry for your loss.
“I knew Joe for only a couple of years and it was an honour and a privilege to have known such a legend. Joe was never without a smile and always took time to stop and talk. I always enjoyed hearing his stories and when I heard of his passing I was devastated. Joe will be remembered by many and will always be in our hearts. We have lost a true gentleman.
“My condolences to the family members of Joe McBride and may God's peace comfort you at this time.
“I knew Joe in the 1970s. He was much more than a great footballer, Messi and Jimmy Greaves were the only players to come near him, but a great friend and generous benefactor to countless boys whom he encouraged to develop their skills. Since knowing him made me a better person and helped me in my legal career. He is one of the few who it can truly be said that we will never know the like of him again. If he had not been injured cruelly he would have become one of the all time greats in any...
“3 With that I heard a loud voice from the throne say: “Look! The tent of God is with mankind, and he will reside with them, and they will be his peoples. And God himself will be with them. 4 And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.”
“To the family and friends of Joe McBride. May the memories you cherish comfort you in the days and months ahead. Also comforting are the words at Psalms 55:22, Psalms 83:18. We are so sorry for your loss.
Joe McBride passed away. Obit is featured in Legacy.