Jerry L. Lybarger, 68, of Mason City, IA, died Tuesday, January 2, 2018, at his home. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, January 5, 2018, at Major Erickson Funeral Home, 111 N. Pennsylvania Avenue, with Rev. Dan Larson, Chaplain – Hospice of North Iowa officiating. Memorials may be directed to the family of Jerry Lybarger.
Jerry was born February 19, 1949, in Iowa City, IA, the son of Raymond and Marie Debbelt Lybarger. He attended Mason City schools. On June 24, 1970, he was united in marriage to Shelly Thomas in Mason City. Jerry worked for Mason City Iron and Metal for 35 years until his retirement in 2002. Jerry enjoyed fishing, pheasant hunting, camping and watching old Westerns.
Jerry is survived by his wife: Shelly Lybarger of Mason City; his son: Travis Lybarger and wife Tracy of Hayfield, IA; 5 grandchildren: Kyle, Ben, Brian, Brooke and Alisa; great grandson: Troy Michael; and brother: Dan “Butch” Reason of Kentucky.
He was preceded in death by his parents; 2 sons: Troy Lybarger and John Lybarger; 2 brothers: Carson Lybarger and Charlie Lybarger; and 1 sister: Margaret “Tootie” Gomez.