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Malcolm M. McBride, III

August 6, 1950 ~ September 10, 2021 (age 71)


Rev. Malcolm M. McBride, III, 71 of Bardolph passed away at 2:50 p.m. Friday, September 10, 2021 at the Veteran’s Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa.
He was born on August 6, 1950 at Fort Benning, Columbus, Georgia to Malcolm and Maebelle Tucker McBride II. He married Martha Heaton on October 30, 1970 in St. Petersburg, Florida. She survives.
Also surviving are his children, Emily Cummings of Peoria Heights and Matthew M. (Tonia) McBride of Bardolph; seven grandchildren, Samantha (Daniel) McNeill, Aaron Pierce, Jacob (Shandell) Pierce, Zach Cummings, Jeremiah Pierce, Sarah Pierce and Oliver Cummings; three great-grandchildren, Deacon McNeill, Preslee Pierce and Avan Pierce; one brother, Jerry McBride and two step-sisters.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Jane McCune and Sandra Wheeler and one half-sister Lisa McBride.
Malcolm lived in Bardolph since 1977. He was a truck driver, karate instructor, full time pastor for many years at the Apostolic Light House Church. He was a jack of all trades but his most important job was being a pastor. He was a Marine Corp veteran serving during the Vietnam War.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, September 16, 2021 at Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home in Macomb with Roy Koonce officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Cremation rites will be accorded following the funeral service.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s or the Wounded Warrior Project.
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