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 Ralph E McBride

Ralph E McBride

Ashland County, Ohio, USA
Death 31 Oct 2012 (aged 88)
Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio, USA
Burial Ashland, Ashland County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 100027083 · View Source
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Ralph E. McBride, 88, of Mansfield passed away Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, in Mansfield at his daughter's residence.

On May 2, 1924, in Ashland County, Mr. McBride was born to Clarence and Dorothy (née Atterholt) McBride.

He had been a resident in Ashland County most of his life, living 22 years in North Carolina.

Mr. McBride retired in 1986 after 32 years employment with Empire-Detroit Steel. He served with the U.S. Marine Corps in the Pacific Theater during World War II.

On Aug. 30, 1947, Mr. McBride married Ruth A. Pyles, who preceded him in death March 16, 2010.

He is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Ann E. and Henry VanBuren of Mansfield and Sally and Kevin Wamsley of Bluffton, S.C.; sons and daughters-in-law: David and Polly McBride of South Carolina, Roger and Barb McBride of Powell, Larry and Cathy McBride of Ashland and Daniel and Michelle McBride of Hayesville; 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters-in-law, Harold and Gwin McBride of Florida, Dale and Virginia McBride of Florida, Duane and Maxine McBride of Jeromesville and Glenn and Nancy McBride of Georgia; and a sister and brother-in-law, Mary Lou and Larry Foster of Nova.

In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. McBride was preceded in death by a grandson.

A memorial service will take place 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at Ashland County Memorial Park, 1058 US 250 N., at Roberts Chapel. The Ashland Veterans Honor Guard will have a flag presentation in the chapel for the family.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of North Central Ohio, 1050 Dauch Drive, Ashland, Ohio 44805.

An online guest registry is available for family and friends to sign and express condolences at (T-G 11/02/12)

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Gravesite Details U.S. Marine Corps, World War II Veteran




  • Created by: Bill Miller
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100027083
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ralph E McBride (2 May 1924–31 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100027083, citing Ashland County Memorial Park, Ashland, Ashland County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Bill Miller (contributor 46926687) .