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Chad W. McBride

4/11/1980 - 4/11/2018

BARTONVILLE ~ Chad William McBride, 38, of Bartonville, passed away at 2:27 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at his home.  He was formerly of Creve Coeur.

He was born April 11, 1980 in Peoria to William Laverne and Shelbie Sue (Burgess) McBride.

Surviving are his mother, Shelbie Buckner of Creve Coeur; father, Bill McBride of Pekin; two brothers, Joe (Samantha) Buckner of Washington and Michael Buckner of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; two sisters, Michelle Buckner of Creve Coeur and Suzanna Buckner of St. Louis, Missouri; grandmother, Wanda McBride of Pekin; grandfather, William Laughary of Creve Coeur; and a special cousin, Ryan Simpson.  He also leaves behind his dog, Sebastian and cat, Kiki.

Chad was working at Caterpillar, Inc. as an assembler at Building SS in East Peoria and at Tyroni’s Italian Café and Pizza in Bartonville as the assistant manager. 

He had attended Real Life Church in Marquette Heights.

Chad will be remembered for being an amazing cook, a hard worker and loving his pets.  He was a people pleaser and had a big heart.  He loved watching movies of all kinds.  Chad was a fan of the Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Steelers.

His visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory, 405 Rusche Avenue in Creve Coeur.  Services will be at noon Wednesday at Swan Lake Memory Gardens Chapel in Peoria.  Pastor John Plunkett will officiate. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family to help with funeral expenses in care of the funeral home.

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