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Obituary for Peter K McBride

Date of Death: 1/7/2013

Age: 50

Blacksburg SC

"BLACKSBURG SSG. Peter Kevin McBride, 50, of 126 Lancaster Drive, passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at his residence. Born in Biloxi, Miss., Mr. McBride was the husband of Lisa McBride of the home, son of Isabelle Kirk Rioch Howarth, adopted son of Erwin Gray Howarth, and son of Robert and Mary McBride. He was a sergeant with the Blacksburg Police Department and a deacon and member of New Beginnings Fellowship Church. He was a member of Buffalo Lodge No. 202 AFM, Cherokee County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 20, and Deputy State Commissioner for Clan Donald USA. Mr. McBride graduated top of his class at the S.C. Criminal Justice Academy. He attended Barrington College in Barrington, Rhode Island, and received a bachelor's degree from Boise State University in Boise, Idaho. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army, he received the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Good Conduct Medal with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster and Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster. He was in the 105th MP Battalion in the N.C. National Guard and was Unit Bagpiper and Recruiting Sergeant for Company E, 75th New York Highlanders and U.S. Civil War Union Army Highland Regiment Re-enactment Group in Boise, Idaho. He was a founding member of Boise American-Scottish Society in Idaho. In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. McBride is survived by two sons, Sean James McBride of Greenville, Tenn., and Brendon Connor McBride of the home; three daughters, Jessica Renee' McBride of Lancaster, Pa., Cameron Robison Moore of Gaffney and Savannah Robison of the home; a brother, Jason Howarth of Lancaster, Pa.; four sisters, Summer Savon of Lancaster, Pa., Veronica Anne McBride of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Cindy Van Oort of Salem, Ore., and Sharon Howarth of Kentucky; and four grandchildren, Ivy Marie Tindle, Christian Julian McBride, Alexis Renee' McBride, and Aydin Joseph Moore. The family will receive friends Friday, Jan. 11, from 6-8 p.m. at Gordon Mortuary. Funeral services will be Saturday, Jan. 12, at 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Blacksburg with the Rev. Terry Floyd officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery. Officers of the Blacksburg Police Department will serve as active pallbearers. All other law enforcement officers will serve as honorary pallbearers. Memorials may be made to Cherokee Lodge No. 20 FOP, P.O. Box 625, Blacksburg, SC 29702. The family is at the home"