Jack Anthony Hybl
May 27, 1926-Jan. 22, 2013
Menlo Park, California
Jack A. Hybl May 27, 1926 - Jan. 22, 2013
Jack Hybl passed away peacefully on Jan. 22, 2013, from lung cancer.
He was born in Oak Park, Ill. He lived there with his mother, twin sister and older brother until he joined the Marines in 1943. He married Beverly Jean in 1950 in Oklahoma City. They moved to California, where Jack managed a pottery shop in Los Angeles.
After five years they moved north to the Bay Area's Kings Mountain, where Jack was first a machinist at American Gear. He went on to start RX Plastics and his own Mr. Gears Co. Jack helped start the Kings Mtn. Volunteer Fire Brigade as well as the Kings Mtn. Art Fair.
Later he lived in Atherton and Menlo Park, where he was a member of First Baptist Church as well as volunteering at other churches and missions. One of his favorite endeavors was playing with the fabulous harmonica foursome "The Harmonifiques." Jack loved playing the comedy roll in the group.
Jack is survived by his wife of 62 years, Beverly Jean; three sons, Scott, Jeff and Joe; six grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Janet.
Jack was dearly loved by his family and all those who knew him. The celebration of Jack's life will be held at First Baptist Church of Menlo Park, 1100 Middle Ave., Menlo Park, CA, on Saturday, Feb. 16, at 2 p.m.