Feb 9 2017
Robert “Bob” Francis Montgomery, 85, passed away Wednesday, February 8, 2017. He was born June 1, 1931 in Channahon, IL to the late Francis & Marguerite Montgomery. Bob had lived in Callahan since 1974, worked as a Yard Conductor with CSX Railroad, was a loving husband, father, grandfather and will be dearly missed by all. He was predeceased by his brother, Richard Montgomery; grandson, Ronnie Montgomery. Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Florence; sons, Ron Montgomery (LeeAnne), Gary Montgomery; brother, Donald Montgomery (Becky); sister, Joyce Henke, Sheryl Cook (George); grandchildren, Jeni, Joey, Melissa; great grandchildren, Kendi, Kaden, Mariah, Gavin, Jake, Hank, Maleah, Hailey, Owen; numerous other family and friends. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 14 at 11am at Old Plank Road Baptist Church, where he was a member, 8964 Old Plank Rd 32220, with Rev. Larry McGinley officiating. Interment will follow in Jacksonville Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Monday from 6-8pm at Cedar Bay Funeral Home, 405 New Berlin Rd 32218, 714-1110.