Montgomery 60th Anniversary Robert and Dorothy Montgomery will celebrate sixty years of marriage on Tuesday, April 8th, 2014. They were married at the First United Methodist Church in Xenia on April 8th, 1954. Bob and Dorothy are lifelong residents of Xenia and faithful members of Faith Community United Methodist Church. They were instrumental in developing the Stephen Ministry program there. Bob founded Montgomery Insurance and Investments in 1956 and, together, they have grown the family business into what it is today. Their children are Stephanie Blackbern, late son, Kent Montgomery, Bradley (Tami) Montgomery and Eric (Amy) Montgomery, all of Xenia. Their grandchildren are Timothy Blackbern, Blair (Charlie) Davis, Brook (Justin) Lodge, Thomas Blackbern, Kent Montgomery and Evan Montgomery. They have a great-grandson, William Thomas Lodge with another great-grandson due in June. A card shower has been planned. Cards may be sent to Robert & Dorothy Montgomery, P.O. Box 670, Xenia, OH 45385. A private dinner with the family is being planned to celebrate the occasion.
Published in the Dayton Daily News on April 6, 2014