LUCASVILLE - Monroe A. Montgomery, 77, of Lucasville, died Friday, November 1, 2013, at the home of his daughter in Newark, Ohio. He was born January 18, 1936, in Scioto County to the late Oakley and Ella Jenkins Montgomery. He was a member of Big Run United Baptist Church. Along with his parents Monroe was preceded in death by his wife, Eula Mae Tackett Montgomery, on September 8, 2013, who he married on June 20, 1952, in Portsmouth; two sons, McClellon "Mac" Montgomery and Rufus Montgomery; two brothers, Charles and Julius Montgomery; and a sister, Joann Neighbarger.
Monroe is survived by six sons, Marvin, Oakie, Charles, Keith, Kevin and Dustin Montgomery; a daughter. Monica Montgomery; 28 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Cliff and Merle Montgomery; and two sisters, Octavia Angle and Freda Blevins.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, November 6, 2013, at Big Run United Baptist Church with Elder Curt Smith, Arvil "Jr" Murray and Claude Mollett officiating. Interment will be in Big Run Cemetery. Friends may call at the church on Tuesday starting at 1 p.m. and until the funeral hour on Wednesday. Arrangements are under the direction of the Roger W. Davis Funeral Home in West Portsmouth.
Condolences may be sent to www.rogerdavisfuneralhome.com.