CHAUTAUQUA John "Jack" M. McKibbin III died on Nov. 2, 2012 at home in Chautauqua Shores to join his wife, Roberta.
He was born to Eleanor (Kennedy) and John McKibbin Jr., both deceased, on May 30, 1931 in Pittsburgh, Pa. He was a graduate of the University of Virginia, Army veteran in the Korean War, executive in the aluminum industry, amazing golfer, staunch Republican and diehard Steelers fan.
His extended family of children include Mary Jane, deceased, John IV, Margaret, Stanton, Suzanne, Katie, deceased, Kelly, Jamie, Renee, Brent; grandchildren William, Cameron, Jackson, Brooks, Kennedy, John V, Kate, Henderson, John, Grant, Brooks, Lucy, Emma, Blake, Declan, Ian; and great-grandchildren were enriched, loved and taught by Jack. His friends were his joy.
He was celebrated with visitation from 5 to 8 p.m., on Monday, Nov. 5 at Freay Funeral Home, 139 S. Erie St., Mayville and service at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 6 at Hurlbut Memorial Church, 14 Pratt Ave., Chautauqua. Interment at Chautauqua Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Visual Arts at Chautauqua Institution, PO Box 254, Chautauqua, N.Y. 14722 are suggested.