Kenneth L. McBride

May 9, 1933 - Mar 13, 2009


Kenneth L. McBride, 75, of Fort Wayne, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, died Friday, March 13, 2009, at 2:30 a.m. at the Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.

Mr. McBride had worked as a certified public accountant in Huntington and in Warsaw. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and volunteered with the Boy Scouts of America.

He graduated from South Side High School, Fort Wayne, and served with the United States Army as a photographer during the Korean War. He earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from Indiana University, Fort Wayne.

He was born May 9, 1933, in Convoy, OH, to Francis and Clara Ada Pancake McBride. He is survived by his wife, Donna Sue McBride. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Chung Park.

Additional survivors include five sons, James McBride, of Durango, CO; Andrew McBride, of Indianapolis; Kenneth McBride Jr., of Fort Benning, GA; Charles McBride, of Austin, TX; and Christopher McBride, of Fort Wayne; four daughters, Adrienne (Wayne) Nicol, of South Jordan, UT; Jeanette Hileman, of Denver, CO; Angela (Richard) Beck, of Warsaw; and Amelia (Jason) Cook, of Fort Wayne; a brother, Marvin McBride, of Fort Wayne; 21 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

A service was held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Huntington Chapel, on Monday, March 16, 2009. Interment was at Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw.

Preferred memorials are gifts to the Boy Scouts of America, Anthony Wayne Area Council, in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington, IN 46750.

Online condolences may be sent through www.myersfuneralhomes.com.