Kindrich-McHugh Steinbauer Funeral Home

Troy J. Leibengood

Troy J. Leibengood, of Clyde, OH died at The Bellevue Hospital on October 18, 2021. Troy was born on September 16, 1960, the youngest of six born to Rollie Vernon and Ruth Adell (Conner) Leibengood.

He graduated from Clyde High School in 1979. He attended The Ohio State University’s ATI campus studying commercial beekeeping. He and his father started L & S Apiaries (now known as Leibengood Family Apiaries) in 1979. Troy also worked as a driver for Sofo Foods in Toledo, Erie Blacktop in Sandusky, and most recently on the maintenance crews for the Ohio Turnpike’s Castalia and Elmore Buildings. He was a bee inspector for Sandusky and Ottawa Counties, and the current inspector for Erie County. As a mentor to many area beekeepers, he was a founding member of the Sandusky River Valley Beekeepers Association, serving for many years as its president. He also served as a member of Farm Bureau’s Bees and Honey Commodity Committee. He was an involved father, helping often with Clyde St. Mary’s BSA Troop 320 and the Clyde-Green Springs Music Boosters. He was a member of the Toledo First Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Troy married Cynthia (Steinbauer) on December 17, 1988. She survives, as well as his children Brendan of Elyria, OH, Tyler of Evanston, IL, Alec, Cassandra, and Carrie-Ann. He is also survived by siblings Shirley (Jerry) McKee of Clyde, OH, Kathy (Terry) Dragon of Dayton, OH, Carl (Patricia) of Clyde, OH, Charles of Bardstown, KY, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Thomas.

Visitation will be at 2:00PM and Memorial Service at 3:00PM at the Toledo First Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4909 W. Sylvania Ave., Toledo, OH on Saturday, October 23, 2021. A meal in the fellowship hall will follow.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Toledo First Seventh-day Adventist Church, Adventist Disaster Relief Association (ADRA) at, or Daily Audio Bible at

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