Terry J. Liebhardt, 75, of Elyria, passed away Sunday, February 2, 2014 at the New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain, following a long illness. He was born October 15, 1938 in St. Louis, Missouri and was a Elyria resident for the past three years, coming from Pinnacle, North Carolina.
Terry was employed by the RJR Tobacco Company in Winston-Salem, North Carolina for 31 years, retiring in 1991 as a boiler operator. He served in the United States Army during the Viet Nam era, held a Black Belt in karate and enjoyed being outdoors.
Survivors include his sisters, Mary Hawk of Elyria, with whom he made his home and Sara Overs, also of Elyria; numerous nieces and nephews.
All services will be private.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd., Elyria.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.laubenthalmercado.com