Julius Anthony (Jay) TIEBER III

News Death Notice

TIEBER III, Julius Anthony, "Jay" age 77 of Beavercreek, a great man, passed away on Saturday, December 1, 2012. Jay was born in Pittsburgh, PA on April 26, 1935 to Julius Anthony Tieber II and Catherine (Brooks) Tieber. He graduated from La Puente High School, CA in 1953 and The United States Military Academy, West Point, NY in 1957. Jay received his Masters in Astronautics, his MBA from USC, and was a certified Professional Engineer. He retired as a Lt. Colonel in the USAF and served as a test pilot at Edwards AFB, and was a Vietnam veteran. Jay was a world adventurer, published writer, avid reader, outdoorsman who loved nature, hiking, trout fishing and scuba diving. He lived for and adored his wife and family and was an amazing "Papa" to his four grandchildren. Jay was passionate about his country and conservative politics, and served on Beavercreek City Council. He was a member of Beavercreek Rotary, the Engineers Club, VFW, the Ancient Order of Hibernians, and the founder of the Ohio Liberty Film Festival. Jay was co-owner of the Dublin Pub, and will always be remembered for his ability to make all patrons feel like family through his musical events, patio gardening, Ireland trips, and enlightening conversation. Jay is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Maxine R. (Reuter) Tieber; daughter, Cathy (Kevin) Hibbert of Beavercreek; son, Steve (Suzie) Tieber of Bellbrook; grandchildren, Stephanie and Samantha Hibbert, and Sydney and Chase Tieber; sister, Rosemary (Karl) Dalla Rosa of Arizona; special Uncle Ray Brooks of Pittsburgh, and many cousins, nieces, and nephews. Family will greet friends on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 from 4:00-8:00pm at Routsong Funeral Home, 2100 E. Stroop Rd, Kettering, OH. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00am on Thursday, December 6 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 272 Bainbridge St, Dayton, OH, followed by a gathering of friends at The Dublin Pub. In lieu of flowers, Jay would like you to plant a tree in his memory. We love and will miss you Jay, Dad, and "Papa". Condolences may be sent to the family at www.routsong.com.

Funeral Home

Routsong Funeral Home & Cremation Services
2100 East Stroop Road Kettering, OH 45429
(937) 293-4137

Published in Dayton Daily News from Dec. 3 to Dec. 4, 2012