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Terry B. McBride

April 25, 1945 ~ April 30, 2021 (age 76)


Terry Bert McBride, age 76 of Midland, passed away at home on Friday, April 30, 2021. The son of the late Ernest and Gladys (Krumm) McBride was born on April 25, 1945 in Philadelphia, PA. He graduated from Central Michigan University with both a B.S and an M.A. in Education. He went on to work as a teacher for Midland Public Schools, retiring after 38 years of service. Terry was a member of Memorial Presbyterian Church and a former member of the Midland Elks Club.


Terry loved both playing and coaching sports, and umpiring softball. He also enjoyed hunting, working in the yard and playing cards. Terry will be missed by many friends, former colleagues and students.


Surviving are his loving wife 53 years, Diane (Foster) McBride who he married on August 26, 1967; children, Kristin Smith (Mark Waddington) of Midland, and Sean (Jennifer) McBride of Northville, MI; grandchildren, Hannah Smith, Colin and Evan McBride; sister, Joan (Roy) Klopcic; sisters-in law, Barbara McBride and Alana Foster; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Terry’s greatest joy was his family and he loved to watch his kids’ and grandkids’ activities.


He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernie and Gladys McBride; in-laws, Robert, Grace, and Richard Foster; sister, Davetta Leannis; brother, David McBride.


Visitation for Terry will be held on Thursday, May 6, 2021 from 1 to 8 pm at the Wilson MILLER Funeral Home. Face masks are encouraged and social distancing guidelines will be followed. The memorial service will be private and his family is planning a celebration of his life in August. Memorial contributions may be offered to the American Diabetes Association, the American Cancer Association, or the American Heart Association. Personal messages of condolence may be offered to the family at

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May 6, 2021

1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Wilson Miller Funeral Home, Inc.
4210 N. Saginaw Rd
Midland, MI 48640

Private Service

Wilson Miller Funeral Home, Inc.
4210 N. Saginaw Rd
Midland, MI 48640


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