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Memorial Oaks Funeral Home & Cemetery

13001 Katy Fwy, Houston, TX

OBITUARY

Charles Allen McBride

May 17, 1938August 10, 2019
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Charles Allen McBride, 81, passed away August 10, 2019 in Houston, Texas. He was born May 17, 1938, in Greensburg, Pa. to Glenn Archie McBride and Kathryn Dorothy Gormley. He has a younger brother, Gary Harper McBride. He married Oveta Ann Bedingfield on November 15, 1963.

Allen grew up in Houston and attended Lamar High School. He graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Industrial Engineering. He worked at Cameron Iron Works for a short time and then went to work for Forged Products Inc. in 1965 and was employed there for over 47 years. He was operations manager, vice president and then president. He retired in 2013. He received numerous awards throughout the years.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife, Ann, of 55 yrs. They have 3 children, Dennis Archie McBride, David Harper McBride and Angela Lane Trimm, who is married to John Q. Trimm (Jake), who have 3 sons, Kyle Allen, Aaron and Adam.

Allen loved Ann and his children, and one of his greatest joys was being a grandfather.

Memorial donations should be made to Audubon Society of Houston, SPCA and Texas Wildlife.

Services

  • Memorial Service Thursday, August 15, 2019
  • Reception Thursday, August 15, 2019

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Rob MacEachern

August 16, 2019

So sorry to hear of Allen’s passing. I considered Mr. McBride to be a colleague, a mentor (a forging expert) and a friend. He will be missed. My thoughts are with you at this time.

Don Fowler

August 14, 2019

We at Fowler Energy Company always enjoyed working with Allen. He worked hard, had a great sense of humor and was always a pleasure to work with. Our condolences and best wishes go out to Ann and all of the McBride family.
Sincerely,
Don Fowler
Fowler Energy Company
Austin, Texas

Giovanne Turincio

August 14, 2019

Thank you for raising such amazing son and for welcoming me into your family. I wish we had more time to know each other. May God welcome you home to prepare a place for your family. May your family find peace in knowing you are with our risen savior.

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