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John Mcbride

March 29, 1938 — August 30, 2022

John M. McBride, 84, formerly of Bettendorf, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at ProMedica Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation in Davenport, Iowa.

His memorial service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 10, 2022 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Pleasant Valley, Iowa.  Visitation will held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the services on Saturday at the church.  Inurnment will be in Fairmount Cemetery in Davenport at a later date.  Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church or to the Genesis Health Services Foundation.

John was born March 29, 1938 in Davenport, the son of Leslie and Sophronia (Slaby) McBride.  John had been united in marriage to Evalea L. Arp and they had remained life-friends until her passing in 2018.

John had been employed in Housekeeping with Genesis Medical Center for many years.  He had also been employed with the Pleasant Valley School District and was a barber in earlier years.

John was an avid Elvis fan, classic car enthusiast and also had a soft spot for animals of all shapes and sizes.

Those left to honor his memory include his children, Heidi McBride of Davenport, Erin & Jason Platt of Davenport and Sean McBride of LeClaire, Iowa; his grandson, Joshua McBride; his step-grandson, Wyeth Platt; his brother, Larry McBride of Donahue, Iowa; and several nieces and nephews, extended family members and special friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Jerry; and his sister-in-law, Suzanne McBride.

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Saturday, September 10, 2022

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

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Saturday, September 10, 2022

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