November 21, 1950 ~ June 29, 2022

Born in: Daviess County, Indiana
Resided in: Plainville, Indiana

Robert A. McBride, age 71 of Plainville Indiana, has gone to his heavenly home.

He was born November 21st, 1950, in Daviess County to Haskell R. & Thelma M. (Bissey) McBride.

Robert was united in marriage to Karen R. Fisher April 8th, 1977.  Often known as “Boo Boo” or “Pa”, Robert owned and operated McBride Excavating for many years and retired to his passion of gardening, generous nature of giving, and spending time with those he loved. He was a member of the Plainville Christian Church, Elks Club, VFW, and past member of the Plainville Lion’s Club.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 45 years, Karen McBride, sons and their spouses Ross and Crystal McBride of Plainville, Greg and Amber McBride of Carmel, and five granddaughters Amaya, Bella, Sydney, Claire, and Reese McBride. Sister Janet McBride Goodwin of Washington, IN.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Haskell and Thelma McBride, and son Jason McBride.

A memorial service for Robert will be held on Sunday, July 3, 2022, at Plainville Christian Church, 254 Williams Street, Plainville, Indiana 47568 at 1:30pm with Bill Phillips officiating. Family and friends may also visit after the memorial service, from 3:00 – 7:00pm.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at Goodwin Sievers Funeral Home is honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Robert and his family.


Memorial Service: July 3, 2022 1:30 pm

Plainville Christian Church
254 Williams Street
Plainville, IN 47568

Memorial Gathering: July 3, 2022 3:00 pm - June 29, 2022 7:00 pm

Plainville Christian Church
254 Williams Street
Plainville, IN 47568

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  1. Karen ,Ross,Greg and family. Our deepest sympathy to all of you. He fought hard for so long .He can now rest in the arms of our Savior.Prayers for all.

  2. We both would like to extend our deepest sympathy and prayers to Karen and family . May GOD bless

  3. Had lots of memories growing up out there when I was younger. You will be truly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  4. I have many memories of you from when I was younger and I would come out and hang out with Greg. You will be truly missed. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  5. Karen, Ross, Greg and family,
    I am so very sorry for your great loss.
    I will always remember Robert as a classmate and friend.
    I am so sorry I will not be able to attend his service, but will be there in spirit.
    I will keep you all lifted in my prayers in the days to come.

  6. Karen sending prayers to you and family. Will always miss Robert was a great cousin. Wish we could be with you at this time but there in pray.

  7. So very sorry for your loss. We thought a lot of Robert and the whole family. Sending our prayers and love. Phil, Jody, Erin, Houston and family and Trevor and Kari.

  8. Karen, I’m so very sorry to hear of Robert’ passing. I wish I could come on July 3 but we will be in Lawrenceville on July 9 for my sister Janet’s Celebration of Life. She died on May 40, after suffering a stroke.

  9. Karen, I am so sorry to hear of your husbands passing. Prayers and condolences for you and your family.

  10. Robert has been a lifelong friend. The world was a happier place due to his presence. His joy and incredible smile will be missed.Peace to all he loved

  11. Karen I am so sorry. My heart and thoughts are with you. You were blessed for 45 years to be married to a wonderful man. I envy the relationship you and Robert had. Love and prayers for you and your family.

  12. Karen, Ross, Greg and families. I am so sorry to learn of Bobs passing. You are all in our prayers. Love to you all

  13. Karen, I am so sorry for your loss. I remember him as a very kind person a very good friend. The last school reunion I spent some good quality time with him…. Few drinks and catching up. I will not forget him.

  14. Karen and family, I was so sorry to here of Robert’s passing. Hold on to those many wonderful memories of life together. God’s speed to Robert and prayers for you and your family, Karen.

  15. I just wanted to let you know I’m thinking about you on this day. My deepest sympathy and praying God will surround you with comfort.

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