J. D. Montgomery, 79, of Columbia, KY passed away Thursday, June 14, 2018, at 11:14 AM at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital Hospice Care Unit in Somerset, Kentucky after a short illness.
He was born June 16, 1938, in Adair County, KY the son of the late Raymond and Pairlee Pendleton Montgomery.
He was a member of the Shiloh Christian Church where he served as an Elder.
He worked for Earnest Simpson Construction Company as a painter and was a self- employed as a painter for over 50 years.
Mr. Montgomery is survived by his wife of 62 years, Jeanette Lawhorn Montgomery; three daughters, Terri Burris and Robin Fletcher of Columbia, and Sherri and husband Ralph Crawhorn of Richmond; five grandchildren, Shawna Wolford, Tara Franklin, Christopher Fletcher, Jeromy Burris and Cameron Fletcher; eight great-grandchildren and 1 great-greatgrandchild.
Funeral services were held in celebration on Monday, June 18, 2018, at 1:00 PM at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with Bro. Cody Willis and Bro. Terry Shelley officiating.
Interment followed in the Shiloh Christian Church Cemetery.
Visitation began at 9:00 AM on Monday at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation to Shiloh Christian Church, 239 Shiloh Cemetery Road, Columbia, KY 42728, or to Hospice 100 Parkway Drive Somerset, KY 40503.
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were Jeromy Burris, Christopher Fletcher, Cameron Fletcher, Mason Franklin, Austin Wolford and Colin Wolford.