Bob McBride, 85 of Madison, died January 12, 2013. He was a native of Vidette, born March 23, 1927 to Robert and Mamie Jesup McBride. He served in the United States Army for two years before going to work for the railroad. Mr. McBride worked for 45 years for Norfolk Southern Railroad. He was married to Frances Jackson on September 5, 1948. They made their home in Madison where they raised their daughter, Vicky. He was a long time member and deacon of Beacon Heights Baptist Church. Mr. McBride enjoyed fishing and football.
Mr. McBride is survived by his wife of 64 years, Frances McBride and their daughter, Vicky Quillian (John), two granddaughters, Susan Norris (Phillip) and Laura Bouknight (Jeremy) and a sister, Grace Sulken (Richard).
The family received friends Monday from 6 – 8pm at A.E. Carter Funeral Home. The funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15 in the chapel. Interment followed at Madison City Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Richard Conner, Bruce Conner, David Jackson, Brent Rhoades, Noel Hawk and Keith Jones. Honorary pallbearers were Richard Jones, Richard Nunnally, Bobby Joe Hawk and Artis Peppers.
A. E. Carter was in charge of arrangements.