Dr. Robert B. Montgomery
79, of Leesburg, FL, passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2013. Born in East Saint Louis, IL, he lived in Plainfield and Indianapolis, IN. He graduated from Shortridge High School in 1952, attended Wabash College, and graduated from Indiana University in 1957. He was a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine and a long-time member of the American Podiatric Medical Association, Lions Club, Rotary Club, Florida Craftsman, Mount Dora Art League, and a Florida Master Gardener. He moved to Mid-Florida Lakes, Leesburg, FL, in 1995 from Charleston, IL. Prior to moving to Florida, he was a medical missionary. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Suzanne McLaughlin Montgomery, Leesburg, FL; three daughters, Cynthia Cann, Alpharetta, GA, Ann Murphy, S. Barre, VT, Elizabeth Hand, Broken Arrow, OK; three sons, Robert B. Montgomery, II, Berlin, Germany, Dr. Peter Montgomery, Lake St. Louis, MO, Jon Montgomery, Bartlett, IL; brother, Roger D. Montgomery, London; sister, Carol Reasor, Tavares, FL; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son, Bruce Montgomery. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Bruce Allen White Montgomery Scholarship at Eastern Illinois University is requested.