Everette Wayne “Skip” McBride, 73, of Mt. Pleasant, TX, passed away on February 8, 2019, in Tyler, TX. He was born on October 25, 1945, in Dallas, TX to Wayne & Mae Deen (Harris) McBride.

Skip was retired as a Senior Captain Game Warden for the State of Texas, he attended Texas A & M University and was a member of the Masonic Lodge #70.

He is survived by his loving wife, Louise McBride; son & daughter-in-law, Dennis & Candace McBride; stepdaughter & spouse, Candace & Abel Chavez; step-daughters, Toy Baxter, Amanda Baxter & Chelsea Baxter; grandchildren, Lauren McBride, Dillon McBride, Hayden McBride, Brianna McBride, Sofia Chavez, Paige Baxter, Mya Baxter, Major Baxter; brother & sister-in-law, Mike & Debbie McBride; cousins, Janie Cole, Randy Denn, Rita Yensan.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Cynthia Kay McBride and a sister, Judith Coffey.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 14, 2019, at the Bates-Cooper Sloan Funeral Home from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Services will be at 2:00 PM Friday, February 15, 2019 at the First Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Bridges Chapel Cemetery.

Online registry is available at batescoopersloanfuneralhome.com