SIDNEY — Berlie J. McBride, age 81, of Sidney, passed away on Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, in the Wilson Health Emergency Room.
He was born on June 24, 1935, in Odd, West Virginia, to the late Johnny and Sadie (Hatcher) McBride.
Berlie is survived by his wife, Mary (Lee) McBride; children, Beverly (Cole) Patzman, of Hebron, Kentucky, and Timothy (Jacque) McBride, of Sidney; siblings, Dee Farley of Beckley, West Virginia, Phyllis Miscoloch, of Union, Pennsylvania, Darrell (Margaret) McBride, of Piqua, Ohio, Janet (Steve) Winans, of Hurricane, West Virginia, Arnett (Karen) McBride, of Jumping Branch, West Virginia, Elloise (Leon) Tallman, of Temple Hill, Maryland, and Jackie (Ron) Hill, of Blythewood, South Carolina; grandchildren, Nathan (Fiance Shanda Joyce) McBride, Kristi Patzman, Melanie McBride, Jon Patzman, Brendan (Kayla) McBride, Jesse Gano, William Philpott, Christy Philpott; and great-grandchildren, Darien McBride, Kayla Bierlein, Jordan Bierlein, Tyler Joyce and Cody Joyce.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Vernice McBride, and one sister, Donna Whitt.
Berlie was of Baptist faith. He retired from Stolle Corporation after 48 years of faithful service. Berlie loved the outdoors. He enjoyed hunting, gardening reading and spending time with his family especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Berlie also loved going back to West Virginia to spend time with his siblings, nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, at Adams Funeral Home in Sidney, Oh with Pastor Justin Farley officiating. Burial will follow in Plattsville Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.theadamsfuneralhome.com.