Friday, June 25, 2010
March 4, 1950 - May 30 2010
David McBride passed away at Overlake Hospital in Bellevue, WA., May 30 2010. Davis was born March 4, 1950, in Walla Walla to Ardell and Geanice Parsons McBride. He started school at Prospect Point, moved on to Berney School, Pioneer Junior High and graduated from Wa-Hi in 1968. David graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Zoology. David enjoyed his school years; he was a good student, earning high grades. He especially enjoyed band, playing his trombone, and his Latin classes at Wa-hi, and the University of Washington.
David worked to put himself through college, while in high school he purchased peddle bicycle ice cream carts. He worked hard selling ice cream bars and popsicles, he was known as the "the Ice Cream man". After working in the mortgage business, David went to work for Boeing in 1983, and enjoyed twenty-sever years of employment with Boeing.
David was an avid golfer and bowler, but truly cherished his time with his nieces and nephews Always supportive of the special days and events in their lives, he will be missed by all.
David is survived by his mother and step-father, Geanice and Don Meiners of Waitsburg; two brothers, Ron E. (Pamela) McBride of Walla Walla, Kenneth (Beth) McBride of Tualatin, Oregon, and a sister, Marilyn. David is also survived by three nieces, Melissa, Mandy and Marissa McBride, two nephews, Matt and Rem Tanner McBride. David is also survived by uncles, aunts and many cousins. David is also survived by a step-brother, Guy (Leslie) Meiners of Walla Walla, and step-sister, Annette Meiners Lamon of Spokane, Wa.
David was preceded in death by his father, Ardell McBride. Inurnment will take place in Mountain View Cemetery. memorials may be made in Davids name to the Blue Mountain Humane Society, Hospice or the Christian Aid Center, in care of the Herring Groseclose Funeral Home.