Weatherford Democrat

January 27, 2014

Melvin Carl McBride


Weatherford Democrat

Melvin Carl McBride, 79, of Weatherford, passed away Jan. 19, 2014, at home following a lengthy illness.

Tuesday, Jan. 28, following a procession, graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. in Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Carl was born Feb. 25, 1934, to Jesse and Estelle McBride in Decatur, Texas. After growing up and working on his family’s farm in Paradise, he joined and served in the United States Navy. He worked in and retired from the oilfield and had successful business ventures during his life. Carl was a lifetime member of the VFW and actively served in officer positions up until the mid 90’s. He was proceded in death by his loving life partner, Mitzi Nash, in 2009.

Survivors include his daughter, Terry Hart, of Carson City, Nev.; son, Larry McBride and granddaughter, Marisa, both of Long Beach, Cali.; a brother, Curtis McBride, and nephews of Weatherford; extended family, Tara Nash Lothridge and Gary, of Weatherford, Bob Nash and Teresa, of Weatherford, Bill Nash and Kathy, of Mineral Wells, Chris Nash and Monica, of Hurst; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren that loved Papa C; and loving lifelong friends, Charles and Shirley Devona, of Rosharon, Texas.

Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel