Montgomery, Robert William

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montgomery_robert_william.jpgRobert William Montgomery, age 87, of Shawsville died, Monday, November 25, 2019, at his home. He was born in Montgomery Co., Va. on May 23, 1932 to the late Barney Graham and Lucinda Long Montgomery. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Roy Montgomery, Archie Montgomery, Curtis Montgomery, and a grandson, Aaron Graham Odum.

He was a veteran of the Korean War having served in the United States Navy. Robert pitched in the Minor Leagues during his early years, and later became an avid golfer. He retired from Virginia Tech with over 20 years of service.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Albertine Faye Akers Montgomery, daughters and sons-in-law, Vicky and Steve Kelley, Susan and Robert Dewberry, sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Donna Montgomery, Mark and Diane Montgomery, grandchildren, Stephanie, Joe, Mike, Sarah, Samuel, Cameron, six great-grandchildren, sister and brother-in-law, Louise and Don Saville, sisters-in-law, Betty Ann Harman, Nancy Akers, Mabel Montgomery; numerous nieces and nephews; special friend and caregiver, Stacie Brown and her daughter, Eden.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 11:00 am in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with the Pastor Shake Smith officiating. Interment will follow in the White Rock Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5-7:00 pm Friday evening at the McCoy Funeral Home, 150 Country Club Dr. SW, Blacksburg.