Rickey Allen McBride was born on September 21, 1965 to mother Myrta R. Jackson-McBride and father Thomas E. McBride, who preceded him in death. He spent his toddler years in Oklahoma City before moving to Yankton, SD where he grew into a young man before moving to Wichita Falls, TX to reside in Wichita Falls.
Rickey graduated from Wichita Falls High School. Here he made a name for himself through numerous sports and activities which in turn, grew into a young man who gained a host of friends. Those who have known and loved him from his numerous moves throughout the United States of America can say “Rickey has a smile that will brighten up a dreadful day,” by telling his lively jokes or the sound of his glorious laugh. Furthermore, Rickey wore his heart of gold with pride through his very generous ways. As he lived an adventurous life for numerous years, Ricky finally settled in Garland, TX. He worked at XPS solutions, as a storage agent.
On November 14, 2023 Rickey was called to be with his heavenly father. On this day Rickey Allen McBride joins arms not only with his mother and father, but his big brother Ryan McBride, and numerous other family and friends who have preceded him in death.
Survivors include, sister, Deena Clark and husband Henry, brother, Aaron McBride and wife Kimberly, sister, Tamil McBride-Agnes and husband Kevin, niece and nephew, Alexis and Joseph Pollard, nephew, Anthony Peterson, a bundle of great nieces and nephews, also numerous aunties, uncles, cousins, and friends. Furthermore for the special group of family of his life his beautiful granddaughter Nova, Darin Fishburn, and Dalton Byrd. A group of special brothers and sister Gradlin and Jerrell Franks, Raymond Hale, Tanya Lee, Tiffany Woodard and last but not least a special momma Johnnie Hale.
In ending the final expression by his big brother Aaron McBride, “Fly High Bro, Fly High.”
Special thanks to Lucas Funeral Home, Garland Police Department, XPS Solutions.
Also the family would like to send a Special Thank you to Patricia Hall and Jim Coleman from Hampton Vaughan Crestview, without the both of you none of Rickey’s homecoming would be possible.