Robert Bob L McBride  February 27 1924

Robert Bob L McBride February 27 1924December 23 2022

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February 27 1924 December 23 2022
Robert “Bob” L. McBride, 98 Robert “Bob” L. McBride, 98 of Ashland passed away at Ohio Health, Mansfield Hospital following complications because of a fall on December 23, 2022. Robert, son of Harry and Jennie (nee Clinker) McBride was born on February 27, 1924 in Nankin, Ohio. Right after graduation from Ashland High School in 1942, he worked in Cleveland in a war-related industry until he was inducted into the Army in February 1943. During WWII, Robert served in the U.S.A. and Pacific Theatre 102nd Infantry Battalion and received an honorable discharge in December, of 1945. During the war, he exchanged letters with a childhood classmate, Dorothy Ford. Following his discharge from the Army, they dated and then married April 4, 1947. They celebrated 65 years of marriage before Dorothy passed away in 2013. Robert enjoyed a thirty-year career as a civilian procurement officer for various military bases located in Ohio. Following retirement, he enjoyed gardening, golfing, traveling in the U.S., Canada, and Europe, and being a grandpa and great grandpa. He and Dorothy spent some winters in Florida or Arizona and they both enjoyed participating in activities and traveling with their AHS, Class of 1942. He was selected to take part of the Honor Flight to Washington D.C. in 2011 and stated that the trip was one of the highlights of his life. Robert will be dearly missed by his two sons, Douglas (Cheryl) McBride of Mansfield and Richard (Patty) McBride of Newark; two daughters, Nancy (Michael) Ciminello of Phoenix, Arizona, and Barbara (Stephan) Shifley of Mansfield; ten grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Marjorie Baker of Nankin; and nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his sister and brother-in-law, Marie and Bob Shriver. The family would like to thank the Belmont Tower Staff of Brethren Care Assisted Living for enriching dad’s life the last six- and one-half years and Ohio Health Mansfield Hospital for lovingly caring for him his final days. A service celebrating Bob’s life will be held in the spring of 2023 at Nankin Community Church. The date will be announced in the new year. Interment will be in the Nankin Cemetery with Dorothy. The Ashland Veteran’s Honor Guard will present full military honors. Memorial contributions may be made to OhioHealth Hospice. Online condolences may be shared on the funeral home’s website at Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home & Crematory is handling the arrangements. To plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Robert “Bob”, please visit our Tree Store.

Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Robert Bob L McBride February 27 1924 December 23 2022.

Denbow Gasche Funeral Home and Crematory

Death notice for the town of: Ashland, state: Ohio

death notice Robert Bob L McBride February 27 1924 December 23 2022

obituary notice Robert Bob L McBride February 27 1924 December 23 2022

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