Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Robert Montgomery 1938-2017
Robert “Bob” Marion Montgomery, Jr., age 79 of Ozark, passed away November 6, 2017 in his home. He was born September 7, 1938 in Greenfield, Missouri the son of Robert Marion, Sr. and Dorothy June (McCall) Montgomery. Bob proudly served in the United States Army. He was married to Virginia Powell May 3, 1969. Bob worked as a construction inspector many years for the City of Springfield. He was very handy, always fixing things and tinkering with various projects. He also enjoyed doing work around his home.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a daughter, Amy Payne.
Bob is survived by his wife Virginia Montgomery of the home; a son Mark and wife Linda of Nixa; 2 grandchildren, Michael Montgomery and wife Linsey and Gabriel Montgomery; 5 great grandchildren and one on the way; other relatives and many friends.
A graveside memorial will be held 2 p.m. Monday, November 13, 2017 at Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield, with Mr. Ray Lassley officiating and full military honors. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to Mentor Baptist Church in Bob's memory. Cremation and services are in the care of Holden Cremation and Funeral Service, Sparta.
Bob and our Virginia