Johnson Alvestus McBride

Published 4:59 pm Monday, November 9, 2015

Mr. Johnson Alvestus McBride, 93, of Farmington, died Friday, Nov. 6, 2015, at Bermuda Commons in Advance.

He was born Aug. 25, 1922, in Davie County to the late Charley Alexander and Nannie Mae Hockaday McBride.Mr. McBride retired from Hennis Freight Lines in Winston-Salem and enjoyed farming and beef cattle.

He was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Cara Beth Parker; and siblings, Leona Richie, Helen Pilcher and Grady, Ray, Henry and Vernon McBride.

Survivors: his wife of 76 years, Margaret McBride of the home; 3 children, Johnny McBride (Wanda), Carolyn McBride and Toad McBride (Sandra), all of Farmington; 5 grandchildren, Tamara Edwards (Steve), Johnnie Denise Glancey (Bryan), Russell McBride (Laurie), Christi McBride (Eddie Eales) and Geoffrey McBride; 9 great-grandchildren, Whitney Russell (Travis), Jordan Chaney (Christian), Sarah Lancaster (Andrew), Audrey Beth Glancey, Lola and Reese McBride, Morgan Ward and Aidan and Colin Eales; 2 great-great-grandchildren, Carter and Parker Russell; special friend and co-worker, Bill Sheppard; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was conducted at 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 8 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Phillip Brande officiating. Burial followed in Farmington Community Cemetery. The family received friends from 1:30-3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorials: Farmington Baptist, 1835 Farmington Road, Mocksville.