Obituary: Robert E. Montgomery



Robert E. Montgomery, 90, Sheridan, died Nov. 27 at his home. He was born June 5, 1925 to Walter and Josephine (Smith) Montgomery in New Castle, Ind.

Robert proudly served his country during World War II in the United States Army. He worked as a Claims Examiner for 40 years for the U.S. Dept. of Defense and also worked at the Army Finance Center and the U.S. Postal Service in New Palestine. Robert was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars and was a lifelong woodworker.

He is survived by his wife, Lenora H. Montgomery, who he married Sept. 6, 1957; son, Virgil L. Montgomery (Tabitha Schmidlin); daughter, Martha A. (Reid) Barker; grandson, Logan R. Barker; and Isabel Vary.

In addition to his parents, Robert was preceded in death by his brother, Kenneth E. Montgomery.