Jack J. Montgomery, 81, of Princeton, Indiana passed away Sunday, May 18, 2014 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.
He was born January 7, 1933 in Gibson County.
He was a retired UMWA coal miner from District 12 Local 1791 and worked at both King's mine in Princeton, Indiana and later at Amax mine in Kingsburg, Illinois. After retirement he enjoyed camping and spending time with his family.
Jack is survived by his wife of 62 years Wilma (Veach) Montgomery, Daughters Peggie Wood of Princeton, Indiana, Vickie (Dan) Reneer of Roxburn, North Carolina, and Son Johnnie (Beth) Montgomery of Belmont, Illinois, 8 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, and brother Homer (Georgia) Veach of Bloomingdale, Indiana.
He was preceded in death by father George W. Montgomery, sons Larry Montgomery and Donnie Montgomery, son-in-law Robert Wood, 4 sisters Catherine Montgomery, Claire Defreeze, Ruth and Francis Goldman, 3 brothers Charles, Roy, and Bill Montgomery.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date as per his wishes as his body will be cremated.