Myron Hibbard

Obituary of Myron G. Hibbard

MIDDLEVILLE – Myron G. Hibbard, age 86, formerly of Middleville, NY, passed away peacefully, on Monday, September 13, 2021, after a brief illness. He was born on March 1, 1935, in Utica, the son of Myron H. and Ellen (Jones) Hibbard. Myron graduated from West Winfield High School and was a veteran in the US Navy from 1954 to 1958. At one time, he was married to Joan Lynch. Mr. Hibbard was employed as a Press Operator, at Union Fork & Hoe Co. (later Union Tool Co.), Frankfort, for 23 years, retiring on February 28, 1997. He attended the Middleville Methodist Church and later the Frankfort Methodist Church. He was a member of the West Canada Valley American Legion, Post #1524. He was a Scout Leader in the Boy Scouts Troop in Middleville, for several years. Myron enjoyed the outdoors, including camping, fishing and hunting. He was passionate about his painting and continued to paint up to very recently. He also liked puzzles, arts and crafts. He was an avid sports fan, especially watching Baseball, Football and NASCAR. Surviving family members include his daughters, Gina French and her husband, Jeffrey, of Panama City Beach, FL and Janet Jones (Kevin Homer) with whom he resided with, in Newport NY; his son, Matthew Hibbard, of Springfield, Missouri; his grandchildren, Courtney Kendall and her husband, Christopher, Alex Peruzzi, Zachary Jones and Marissa Jones; his great-grandson, Theodore Kendall; his brother, Terry Hibbard and his wife, Nancy, of Louisburg, KS; two nephews, Jason (Jill) Hibbard and Jared (Sheila) Hibbard; one niece, Jenny Hibbard; great-nephews and great-niece, Griffin, Cohen, Alexandria and Benedict; and several cousins. Also, his Grand puppy and companion, Hazel. He was predeceased by his parents. Friends and relatives are invited to a Graveside Celebration of Life and Christian Service, on Friday, October 15, 2021, at 12 noon, at the Middleville Rural Cemetery, Rt. 29 (Town of Fairfield), Middleville, NY. Anyone wishing to share a memory of Myron, or add to his online memorial, may go to In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be made to the West Canada Valley American Legion Post, #1524, PO Box 337, Newport, NY 13416. Envelopes will also be available at the Graveside Services. Myron’s service arrangements and supervision are entrusted to his Family Funeral Director, Don Applegate, at Applegate-Day & Enea Family Funeral Home’s original location, at 102 West St., Ilion, NY (315-895-7722).
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Graveside Celebration of Life and Christian Service

12:00 pm
Friday, October 15, 2021
Middleville Rural Cemetery
Rte 29 (Fairfield Road)
Fairfield, New York, United States
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