You can donate to the memorial fund for McKinney Police Officer John Libby, who died Monday, May 26 in Frisco after injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident while he was off-duty. Visit any Wells Fargo bank branch to donate to the John Libby Memorial Fund.
McKinney Mayor Brian Loughmiller: “This weekend we are remembering Officer John Libby who passed away this past week. John was one of our motorcycle officers. He leaves a wife and two young children. A fund has been established at Wells Fargo Bank. You can contribute at any branch by donating to the John Libby Memorial Fund. Prayfully consider helping this young family, who have lost a father and husband.”
Visitation: The family of John Libby will receive friends during a visitation from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m Friday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home, 2525 Central Expressway in Allen.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, June 1 at the Family Worship Center, 5780 Virginia Parkway in McKinney. The procession will go from the Family Worship Center and arrive at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow for a Police Memorial Service.
Libby and his family moved to Princeton, Texas, from New Jersey in 2007. Police said the accident happened on Custer Road and Winding Creek. He was 38. Frisco Police investigators “determined that a white 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee was westbound on South Cotton Ridge in McKinney and attempted to turn southbound onto Custer Road in Frisco. The black 2006 Yamaha XVS1100 motorcycle driven by Libby was traveling northbound on Custer Road and struck the side of the Jeep.” Frisco Fire Department personnel transported the motorcyclist to Baylor Medical Center in McKinney, where he was pronounced dead.
Police statement: “John has honorably served the citizens of McKinney for nearly six faithful years. John’s commitment to his family, community and fellow officers will be deeply missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Libby family during this difficult time.”
A Benefit for fallen Officer John Libby’s family will be Sicily’s Pizza and Pasta, 1502 West University Drive (Hwy. 380) in McKinney from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, June 17. … One hundred percent of the proceeds that day will be donated to the family. Dine-in only. Donations accepted over the phone on June 17 • 972-542-9365