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Obituary: James McBride

James McBride of Prescott, Ariz., was born Dec. 30, 1936, in Evansville, Ind. He passed away on June 16, 2011, at the Prescott VA Hospice.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother Charles and Virginia McBride and a brother Herb McBride. Jim is survived by his wife of 54 years, Joyce. Other survivors are his children, David of Scottsdale, Ariz., Steven of Phoenix, Ariz. and daughter Debra Reynolds of La Center, Wash.; grandchildren, Ian, Megan, Amber, Jenny and Daniel. Also surviving are his sisters Carol Shearls of Greenwood, Ind., Nancy McBride of Beechwood, Ind.; and brother, Harold McBride of Chandler, Ariz.

Jim served in the Army from 1955-58. He was stationed in Korea for 18 months. For most of his years, he was employed as a Certified Dental Laboratory Technician in Scottsdale, Ariz. After retirement in 2003, he and Joyce moved to Prescott, Ariz.

Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, at Green Acres Chapel of Light, 401 N. Hayden Road, Scottsdale, Ariz. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations may be given to the Hospice Unit at the Northern Arizona VA, 500 N. Highway 89, Prescott, AZ 86313.

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