A Celebration of Life Service for Rev. Dr. Robert “Robby” H. McBride, Jr. will be held at 3:00 p.m. Monday, April 26, 2010 at Saxe Gotha Presbyterian Church. The family will receive friends following the service at the church. Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. “Robby” was born on August 27, 1949 and passed away on Friday, April 23, 2010. He was an alumnus of The Citadel, class of 1971 and a graduate of Columbia Seminary where he earned his Doctorate degree. He served as Pastor of Denmark Presbyterian Church, Saxe Gotha Presbyterian Church and was a teacher and coach at Aiken Middle school for the last three and a half years. He is survived by his wife of thirty-nine years, Donna Horres McBride and his four children, Parris McBride, Christi McBride and her fiance, Mario Butel, Rob McBride and his wife, Katie Beth Frazier McBride and Ginny McBride; grandchildren, Skyler, Kelsey Lynn and Ashlynn. He is also survived by his brother, Rev. Dr. Olin Watson McBride and his wife, “Jim”; niece, Emory and nephew, Watson of Starkville, MS. He is predeceased by his parents, Robert Hilton McBride, Sr. and Mary Frances Watson McBride. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Saxe Goth Presbyterian Church at P.O Box 1083, Lexington, SC 29071. www.caughmanharmanfuneralhome.com.
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