Bobby Montgomery
August 13, 1931  -  January 17, 2018

Bobby Montgomery

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MintonChatwell Funeral Directors
314 S. Hedgecoke
Borger, TX  79007
Friday, January 19, 2018
6-8 pm
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First Baptist Church
200 N. Main
Stinnett, TX  79083
Saturday, January 20, 2018
11 am
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Stinnett Cemetery
Box 909
Stinnett, TX  79083
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I served in the Army.

Bobby Montgomery, 86, passed away Wednesday, January 17, 2018.

Funeral services will be held 11 am Saturday, January 20, 2018 at First Baptist Church of Stinnett. Burial will follow in Stinnett Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger. The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm on Friday, January 19, 2018 at the funeral home.

Bobby was born the baby of twelve on August 13, 1931 in Reydon, Oklahoma. He married Mary Lou Taylor on July 17, 1956. Bobby proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He was attending college when he enlisted in the Army and upon his honorable discharge he finished his degree at Southwestern Oklahoma State University. Bobby also received his post graduate degrees from Southwestern Oklahoma State University and West Texas State.

He retired as the principal of Stinnett High School and then became a field mechanic for Diamond Shamrock. Bobby enjoyed working and truly loved his work. He also enjoyed spending time raising cattle.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Annie Montgomery; ten siblings, Charlie, Lindsey, Lellia, Marguarite, Pat, Kenneth, Billy, Viola, Dorothy and Velma.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Lou Montgomery of Amarillo; sons, Tim Montgomery of Houston, Bobby Wayne Montgomery and wife Montee of Stinnett; two grandchildren, Matthew Montgomery and wife Vanessa, Mark Montgomery and wife Leia; four great grandchildren, Zack, Evan, Kinley, Cooper; sister, Betty of Elk City; numerous nieces and nephews; and special friend, Anna Beth Williams.

Pallbearers will be Matthew Montgomery, Mark Montgomery, Bobby Wayne Montgomery, Tim Montgomery, Leon Park, Mac Taylor. Honorary pallbearers will be Fred Cooper, Rooster Dawson, Stanley Aylor, Mike Curry, George Jarvis, Teddy Gaddis, Mac Conaway, Louis Dodson, Gary Adams and Eugene Shirley.


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  1. Susan McKay Vargas
    Dallas, TX

    My deepest sympathies to MaryLou, Bobby Wayne and Tim on the passing of Mr. Montgomery. He was a great man, and I will forever have fond memories of him and all your family. Many prayers are being said for you at this time.

  2. L Gray
    Srevern, MD

    My deepest sympathy to the family. May you find comfort in God's word the Bible at Revelation 21:3,4.

  3. Norm Sargent
    Stinnett, TX

    So sorry to hear of Mr. Montgomery's passing. I have fond memories of living across the street from him and playing outside with Bobby and Tim. I always appreciated how he treated all students equal.
    He will be greatly missed!
    Norm Sargent

  4. Linda Laughery Lee
    Littlefield, TX

    My heartfelt sympathy to the family over the loss of a great man. I never saw Mr Montgomery fail to put a student first. He truly cared for each and everyone of us as evidenced by his words and actions. The world lost a good man but heaven gained a blessing. Listen to your heart, grieve in your own way, but never forget to smile and remember the good times and the number of lives he touched.

  5. Bill and Carol Cofer
    Pampa, TX

    What a wonderful privilege it was to serve at Stinnett Schools in the late 1950's with Bobby. He was a faithful friend and was known as a caring family man and teacher.

  6. Verena binion butler
    Amarillo, TX

    He was a great principal I know he will be greatly missed I will be praying for the family

  7. Stacy

    My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this very difficult time. May the good Lord wrap you a little tighter in His Loving Arms over the next days,

  8. Paula Hawthorne
    Louisa, VA

    Know you are in our thoughts and prayers. We are so sorry for your loss. May God give you strength during this difficult time.

  9. Leroy and Celeste Mccall
    Southlake, TX

    We are so sorry for your loss.we both thought a great deal of Bobby.such a wonderful person.our prayers go out to all of his family during this tragic time in your lives.may God watch over all of you and help ease the pain you are feeling.

  10. Rhonda Townsend Shofner
    Yukon, OK

    My prayers for his family. He will be greatly missed. I’m proud to say that not only was he a wonderful principal, he was a most extraordinary and kind person. He touched many lives and his memory will be cherished by many. God bless you.

  11. Geraldine Bryan

    I shall always remember Mr. Montgomery as a good an honorable man. He was certainly an exellent Christian role model for those of us who knew him growing up in Stinnett.

  12. Rachel Searcy Anderson
    Fort Worth, TX 76123, TX

    Many memories of Mr Montgomery as my principle in junior high & high school. When I think of him it brings a smile to my face. May God comfort you in this loss and bring you memories to make you smile.

  13. Levi Robison
    Weatherford, OK

  14. MARIE Titus
    Borger, TX

    Dearest Friends. So very sorry to hear of the passing of Mr Montgomery. Oh what a wonderful man that graced Gods earth. He was my grade school Principal.... I also had the opportunity to serve as his aide. I absolutely love Mr Montgomery and every member of his precious family.... my heart is sad.... but I know he is with the Lord. I will always miss his beautiful smile and great hugs. REST IN PEACE Dear Teacher and wonderful educator of many students.❤️

  15. Bob and Tammy Atwood
    Oklahoma City, OK

    You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  16. Kris Shields
    Anarillo, TX

    Such a wonderful man that we all loved so very much. Wonderful memories of going thru high school and him being our commander and chief!!! Beautiful family and I wish them sincere gratitude for allowing us to love and honor this kind, brilliant man...

  17. Dena Hart Meyers
    Bellville, TX

    So sorry for this great loss! I have so many wonderful memories at SHS of Mr. Montgomery! What a sweet man! And, if I’m not mistaken, he made the best batch of fried okra when Mama passed away! Thoughts of him brings a smile to my face. He will be missed.

  18. Greg and Marsha Stout
    Stinnett, TX

    We are so sorry for this terrible loss. We have always admired Me Montgomery (it’s hard to call him Bobby) and he was a good friend. God bless this family with peace and comfort.

  19. Jim Kennedy
    Aztec, NM

    Mr Montgomery was a inspiration to me growing up.
    My condolences to all the family.

  20. Sandy Christian
    Fort Worth, TX

    The best principal I have ever known. He always did what wa right..

  21. RC Hopper
    Springfield, MO

    Prayers and deepest sympathies for you, Mary Lou and your family. I have great respect and love for Mr. Montgomery. I shall always cherish my memories of you and Bobby and my days in Stinnett. God bless you all

  22. Glenna (Walker) Wichert
    Enid, OK

    My prayers to the family, friends, students and all those who loved Mr. Montgomery. May he rest in peace and may God's hands reach down and comfort you.

  23. Ethel (phillips) Oatman
    fritch, TX

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family of Bobby Montgomery.he was a nice person and supertindent.he will be missed.

  24. Linda Jo Haren Buck
    Alpine, AR

    So sorry for your loss Bobby Wayne. Praying for the entire family.

  25. Betty Whitehorn Hopper
    Quitman, TX

    All my love & prayers for the family. I don't know any finer people than the Montgomery's.
    Bobby was truly the kindest man I'd ever met. Loved him as my high school principal and later in life as my neighbor.
    May God Bless the family as they go through this "goodbye" time.

  26. Darrell Wood
    Stinnett, TX

    My thoughts and prayers go out to each of you. He touched so many lives through his amazing work at our school. May God comfort and bring peace in your time of need.

  27. Jordan Jeffcoat
    Hopkinsville, KY

    So very sorry for the loss of such a great person. My condolences to the family.

  28. William Dub Pool
    Amarillo, TX

    Sad to hear. He was always good to me. Dub Pool

  29. Ann & Steve Hamilton
    Granbury, TX

    Such a great man. We have great memories of the years he guided us in school!

  30. Sally johnston
    Lexington, KY

    So very sorry for your loss. Prayers for all of you. Mr Montgomery was a special friend to me! Until we meet again! My love,Sally

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