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Robert "Bob" Montgomery
|Robert S. Bob Montgomery, 63, of Worthington passed away at 9:36 A. M. Friday, July 13, 2012 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton.
Bob was born Jan. 23, 1949 in Vincennes, Sherman & Kathleen (Henderson) Montgomery. Bob had just retired as a teacher and athletic director at WRV Lyons after 13 years. He coached basketball 20 years at L & M and White River Valley High School. He had formerly worked for White River Co-op in Worthington and Beehunter for 26 years. Bob was a member of the Phil Harris Golf Course and was an avid golfer. He was a veteran of U S Navy during the Viet Nam War. He was a graduate of Lawrenceville Ill. High School in 1967, in 2011 he was inducted in to the Lawrenceville Athletic Hall of Fame and also graduated from Oakland City University. He was a of lifetime member of American Legion and V.F. W. in Worthington, and Linton Elks.
He is survived by 2 children, Amanda Mandy (Lance) Davidson, Worthington; Blake Montgomery, Worthington; mother, Kathleen Montgomery, Worthington; 3 step-grandchildren, Brenden, Ian & Mackenna, Worthington; brother and sister-in law, Bruce and Cindy Peters, Onley, IL.
He was preceded in death by his father, Sherman; wife, Debbie (Peters) Montgomery.
Funeral service, Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Worthington, 11:00 A. M. Tuesday, July 17, 2012.
Friends may call at Welch & Cornett, 4:00 to 8:00 P. M. Monday, and 9:00 A. M. Tuesday until time of service.
Burial will be in Prairie Chapel Cemetery.
Online condolences for the family can be made at welchcornett.com