Clifford Robert McBride

November 1, 1933 – November 25, 2021

Clifford Robert McBride of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away on November 25, 2021. Cliff was born in Lincoln, NE on November 1, 1933, to Cecil McBride and Fleda (Eichorn) McBride. Graduated from Lincoln Northeast High School in 1953 and served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. Clifford married Judith (Doiel) McBride in May 1956 and raised four children. Cliff loved his family and friends, sports and socializing. Cliff was a longtime Husker and Cubs fan, coach of Midget Football, Small Fry Basketball and South Lincoln Track Club. Cliff was one of the first presidents to sit on the League of Human Dignity board of directors. Cliff was a man of dignity and honor who retired with 40 years of service to BNSF RR.

Preceded in death by his parents, Cecil and Fleda (Eichorn) McBride; his first wife Judith (Doiel) McBride; and her stepson Randy Patterson. He is survived by his wife, Darlene (Patterson) McBride; son Ronald McBride; her daughter Sharon and her son-in-law Alan Zavodny; son Gary McBride; his son Glen and daughter-in-law Laura (Brinton) McBride. Grandchildren: David L Brewer, Darlyn A DeJaynes, Brandy Trook, Tiffany McBride, Matthew & Michael McBride, Patrick, Zach and Isaac McBride. Great-grandchildren: Nicholas Estle, Jr, Tyler and Dylan Will, Reigan FO Price, Trevor and Noah McBride, Samuel Trook and Everett McBride. Great-great-grandchildren: Elena M. Estle, Kaylin Russell Estle. Stepchildren: Michael and Cheri Patterson; Cindee and Dennis Murphy; Lester and Judy Patterson; Daniel and Regina Patterson.

Published by Lincoln Journal Star on December 26, 2021.