Claude Montgomery II

Claude Hart Montgomery II , husband, father, good friend, a true gentleman with an amazing smile, passed away on February 27, 2014. He was born on January 31, 1929 in Los Angeles, California. He is survived by his wife of nine years Jane Gaucher Montgomery, daughter Lisa Larkin Montgomery, stepdaughters Susan Merrill and her husband Richard and their daughter Jennifer, and stepdaughter Beverly Gaucher.
Claude "Sonny" Montgomery attended The Kinkaid School, Lamar High School and graduated from Schreiner Military Academy. He was a graduate of The University of Texas and a member of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity. He loved his years as a member of his UT Texas football group of lifetime dear friends. He was a Vice President and Manager for Merrill Lynch for many years. We cannot leave out Sam, his beloved dog of 18 years, whom he loved and missed.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, March 6, at 4:00 p.m. in the Chapel of St. John the Divine with the Reverends Laurens A. Hall, and Douglas W. Richnow officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to St. John the Divine Episcopal Church, 2450 River Oaks Blvd., Houston, Texas 77019 or The Museum of Southern History.


Published in Houston Chronicle on Mar. 5, 2014