AIKEN – Mr. Carl “Monty” Sylvester Montgomery, 86, died Monday, April 8, 2013.
A memorial service will be held at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, April 10 at St. John’s United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dr. George K. Howle officiating. The family will receive friends following the service in Ward Hall.
Mr. Montgomery was born in West Plains Missouri, a son of the late Herbert and Irene Fike Montgomery. He had been a resident of Aiken since 1952, and a member of St. John’s United Methodist Church for 53 years. He served his country in the Army during WWII. After moving to Aiken he worked as a crane operator for EI DuPont, SRP. Mr. Montgomery was a member of the Fellowship Sunday School at St. John’s United Methodist, a member of the Men’s Club, Men’s Prayer Group, and Salkehatchie Summer Service Camp. He also ministered to people who were in hospitals, nursing homes and at home. He was dedicated to serving people. Monty was an avid golfer, and an ACTS volunteer. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.
Survivors include his beloved wife, Emmie DeVane Montgomery; a son Carl Alan (Laura) Montgomery, San Francisco, CA; a Grandchild, Beckett Montgomery, and a sister Mabel Judd, West Plains, MO.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to ACTS, 340 Park Ave. SW, Aiken, SC 29801.