Gerald D. McBride

September 20, 2021

Gerald D. McBride, 71 of Walnut Hill, FL. passed away September 15, 2021, in Walnut Hill. He was born on June 15, 1950, to the late Bill Douglas and Lula O. Smith McBride. He served in the United States Army and was a Vietnam Veteran. He was a member of Walnut Hill Baptist Church and served in law enforcement but was a wielder by trade.

He is preceded in death by his parents; two sisters Bobby Taylor; Carolyn Mock and his first wife Linda McBride.

He is survived by his wife Gorma Barley McBride of Walnut Hill, FL; one son; Shawn (Carleen) McBride of Atmore, AL; Sandra McBride of Bay Minette, AL and his sister Patricia (Feldman) Frymire of Atmore, AL; five grandchildren and many great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Sunday, September 19, 2021 at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home with Rev. Ted Bridges officiating.

Interment was in Walnut Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Jim Steele, Earl Baldree, Austin Menchaca, Justin Whatley, Jerry Poulson and Matthew Reynolds.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Walnut Hill Baptist Church building fund at 5741 Arthur Brown Road, Walnut Hill, FL 32568.

Facial masks and the use of social distancing are optional but is recommended by the family due to the current health care crisis.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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