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Robert Neil McBride

October 2, 1932 ~ May 15, 2020 (age 87)


Robert (Bob) Neil McBride, age 87, died May 15, 2020 at his home in Morristown surrounded by his family.  He was preceded in death by his parents, John W. and Mary Katherine McBride; brothers James McBride and John McBride; sisters Bernice McBride and Joyce Collins-Trent


Bob was born in St. Clair, Tennessee and served in U.S. Army from 1955 to 1957. In 1958 He and Margaret moved to Morristown where He retired from American Enka (BASF) after 40 years of service.  He was a faithful member of Calvary Baptist Church for over 61 years. 


Bob is survived by his wife of 65 years, Margaret; daughter Kathy (Mike) DeBord of Morristown; son Jimmy (Pam) McBride of Clinton; granddaughters Rebekah (Josh) Toler of Lake City and Abby McBride of Clinton; and Great- Granddaughter arriving in July; sister-in-law Wilma McBride of Rogersville; several Nieces and Nephews ; special cousin Nadine McBride Russell of Bulls Gap; and lots of special friends.


Friends may pay their respects Monday, May 18, 2020, from 2 pm to 8 pm in the east chapel of Allen Funeral Home.  There will be a graveside service 10 am Tuesday, May 19, in Hamblen Memory Gardens with Dr. Larry Parrot and Rev. Doug Clem officiating.  

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Body will Lie in State
May 18, 2020

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Allen Funeral Home
200 Jaybird Road
Morristown, TN 37814

Graveside Service
May 19, 2020

10:00 AM
Hamblen Memory Gardens
5421 E Andrew Johnson Hwy
Russellville, TN 37860

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