Jay Liebrecht
Jay Liebrecht
Jan. 6, 1964-Aug. 8, 2019

MCCOMB — Jay P. Liebrecht, 55, of rural McComb passed away at 7:20 p.m. on Thursday at his residence after a year-and-half-long battle with cancer.

He was born on Jan. 6, 1964, in Lima to Joseph and JoAnn (Spieles) Liebrecht of Delphos, who preceded him in death.

On Sept. 25, 1993, he married Tina Kahle, who survives.

Also surviving are his daughters, Amanda of Vandalia and Rachel and Brianna of McComb; and two brothers, Jeffrey of Waynesville, North Carolina, and James (Holly) of St. Marys.

Jay was an environmental specialist for the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency in Bowling Green. He was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church. He graduated from Delphos St. John’s High School and earned his master’s degree from the University of Toledo in chemical engineering, with a specialization in Environmental Engineering. He enjoyed hiking, camping, gardening, nature, and spending time with his family.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday at St. Michael the Archangel Church at 617 W. Main Cross St. in Findlay, the Rev. Kyle Gase officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 1-3 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. on Sunday at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home in Findlay, with a scripture service will begin at 6:30 p.m.

Memorials may be given to either the church, Bridge Hospice or the Hancock County Park District.

Online condolences are welcomed at coldrencrates.com