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Robert Earl McBride

February 9, 1928 — May 8, 2024

Opelousas - Robert McBride, age 96, passed away on May 8, 2024, at Eunice Manor Nursing Home. He was born on February 9, 1928, in Opelousas Louisiana.

A visitation to honor Robert's life will take place on Saturday, May 11, 2024, from 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM followed by a Catholic Service in the Skip Montet Memorial Chapel at LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home in Opelousas.   A burial will follow at Bellevue Memorial Park Cemetery in Opelousas, LA. 

The pallbearers will be David Vidrine, Michael Falcon, Walter McBride, Gabriel McBride, Will Ellis and Jason Walter.

Robert was a man of many passions and interests. He loved all kinds of sports, enjoyed traveling and cherished the moments he spent having coffee at The Palace Café.  He also found joy in playing cards, especially, "Bourré".

He will be dearly missed by his loving family and friends. Robert is survived by his sons, David Vidrine and his wife, Cassie; Michael Falcon, Walter Duncan McBride and his wife, Angie; his daughters, Elizabeth McBride Walter and her husband, Jason and April McBride Ellis and her husband, Will; the mother of his children, Bernadine Nelams; along with 18 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Robert McBride is preceded in death by his parents, Didier McBride and Maguerite Leake McBride; his sisters, Margaret McBride and Hilda Penn; as well as his daughter-in-law, Dana Falcon "Mike’s wife".

Robert will forever be remembered for his kind heart, vibrant spirit, and dedication to his family. May he rest in peace knowing he was deeply loved.

Family and friends are invited to visit our website at www.lafondardoin.com.

LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas, 2845 South Union Street, Opelousas, LA 70570, (337) 942-2638, has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Robert Earl McBride, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, May 11, 2024

10:00am - 1:30 pm (Central time)

Skip Montet Chapel at LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas

2845 S Union St, Opelousas, LA 70570

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Funeral Service

Saturday, May 11, 2024

1:30 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Skip Montet Chapel at LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas

2845 S Union St, Opelousas, LA 70570

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Burial

Saturday, May 11, 2024

1:45 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Bellevue Memorial Park Cemetery

4833 LA-182, Opelousas, LA 70570

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