Charles Ernest Montgomery Jr., 71, of Waynesburg, died at 7:29 p.m. Monday, July 7, 2014, in his home.
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He was born Monday, March 22, 1943, in Radford, Va., a son of the late Charles E. Montgomery Sr. and Mary Catherine Grimmett Montgomery.
Mr. Montgomery attended First Baptist Church of Waynesburg.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps having served during the Vietnam War.
Mr. Montgomery enjoyed hunting, fishing, working on the farm and working with horses.
For 32 years, he worked for Eastern Associated Coal, Federal 2 Mine in Blacksville, W.Va., as a coal miner, retiring January 12, 2006.
On June 6, 1975, he married Carolyn Wyckoff, who survives.
Also surviving are three daughters, Melissa (Ralph) Grimes of Masontown, Wanda Kay Montgomery of Waynesburg and Nina Montgomery of Waynesburg; a son, Charles E. Montgomery III of Waynesburg; three grandchildren, Jeremiah, Isaiah and Kevin Grimes; three sisters, Mary Lou (Jim) Sollars of Newburg Heights, Ohio, Dorothy Lee Burnette of Nemacolin and Betty Jo (Bill) Teegarden of Westerville, Ohio; a brother, Thomas J.(Rose) Montgomery of Carmichaels; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased are a sister, Bonnie Jean Montgomery, and his first wife, Nina Gale Howell Montgomery.
Friends will be received from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in Milliken and Throckmorton Funeral Home Inc., Daryl L. Throckmorton, owner/director, 197 North Maiden Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370, where services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 10, with Dr. Donald Wilson and the Rev. Mike Sollars officiating. Burial will be in Greene County Memorial Park, Morgan Township. Graveside military rites will be accorded by James Farrell American Legion Post 330 of Waynesburg.
Information is available at www.milliken-throckmortonfh.com.
Milliken And Throckmorton Funeral Home Inc
197 N Maiden St
Waynesburg, PA 15370
Published in Observer-Reporter on July 9, 2014