Jack C. Hiebsch, 83, passed away peacefully Friday, January 4, 2013 from heart failure at Akron City Hospital with his family at his side.|
Jack was born on February 14, 1929 in Cleveland, Ohio to Clarence and Marie (Newa-check) Hiebsch. He graduated from Fenn College with a Mechanical Engineering Degree. After serving in the Army Chemical Corps during the Korean Conflict, he worked at Firestone Tire & Rubber Co. buying tire molds. After retirement from Firestone, Jack worked at Universal Tire Mold. He was a member of the Firestone Park Presbyterian Church.
Jack was preceded in death by his sister, Doris (Glenn) Bicker and grandson, Joel Zippay. He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou (Patton) Hiebsch, with whom he celebrated 56 years of marriage; two daughters and sons-in-law, Jeannie and Lester Poast of Mt. Gilead and Beth and Jim Zippay of Westerville; five grandchildren, Cindy (Adam) Brenneman, Laura and Kevin Poast, Gabriel and Andrea Zippay; sister, Betty (Walt) Jackson; and many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be 2 to 5 p.m. on TODAY, January 6, 2013 at Anthony Funeral Home Kucko-Anthony-Kertesz chapel, 1990 South Main Street in Akron. Service will be held at 11 a.m. at the funeral home on Monday, January 7, 2013, Dr. Jim Zippay officiating. Anthony, Akron, 330-724-1281, www.anthonyfh.com
Published in Akron Beacon Journal from Jan. 5 to Jan. 6, 2013