Robert "Bob" Duncan McBryde

Robert “Bob” Duncan McBryde, age 81, of Seymour, and formerly of Memphis, went home to be with the Lord on Jan. 20, 2021 peacefully at home. Bob was a member of Seymour Church of God. He was a Retired Commander in the US Navy and Retired Lt. of the Memphis Fire Department. He was a wonderful Godly man who loved his country and his family. Bob exemplified everything a man should be.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents, John Wallace and Bernetta Elizabeth McBryde and brother, John Wallace McBryde, Jr.

He is survived and will be deeply missed by his beloved wife, Linda McBryde; son, Kevin McBryde and wife Lisa; daughters, Melanie Strouse and husband Terry, Michelle Canerdy and husband Charles, Karen Wilson and husband Nathan; stepdaughters, Marcia Lay and husband Stanley, Denise James and husband Brian, Sharon Bloodgood and husband Ricky; grandchildren, Wesley, Emily, Stephen, Joshua Adam, Sarah, Brandy, Brandon, Kelsie, Katelin, Seth, Joshua Michael, Rachel, John Michael, Joseph, Katherine, Tiffany, Tonya, Ethan; great-grandchildren, Jordan, Joshua, Jayden, Ayden, Arianna, Aubriella, Abigail, Jackson; and other extended family and friends.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, Jan. 24 from 1-2:30 p.m. at Berry Highland South Funeral Home, 9010 E. Simpson Rd., Knoxville, TN 37920, with covid precautions being observed. A Graveside Service & Military Honors will begin at Berry Highland South Cemetery at 3 p.m., with Pastor Scott Turner officiating. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Seymour Church of God in Bob’s memory, PO Box 182, Seymour, TN 37865. Online condolences may be made at berryhigh