Obituaries

William L. Montgomery 1952 - 2018

William “Bill” Montgomery, 65, passed away February 14, 2018. Funeral services have been completed. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Chapel Hill – Butler to assist with funeral expenses. Bill was born August 24, 1952 in Edwardsville, Kansas to Richard and Bertha Montgomery. He started as a brick layer for his own company, and retired as a supervisor after working for CertainTeed for many years. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Tonganoxie and a proud member of the Knights of Columbus. Bill married the love of his life, Patricia “Pat” Stark on February 18, 1998. He enjoyed watching sports, especially the Royals, Chiefs and KU; playing football on his Playstation, playing horseshoes, fishing, hunting, and bowling. He was preceded in death by his parents. Bill is survived by his wife of 19 years, Pat Montgomery; his children, Rebecca Evans (Mike) of Buckeye, AZ, Chad Montgomery (Juanita) of Westhoff, TX, Laurie Spezia (Dave) of Leavenworth, KS, Luke Gibson of KC, MO, Amber Montgomery (Eric) of Chillicothe, MO, and Jeremy Montgomery of Chillicothe, MO; his sister, Judy Forbach of Lawrence, KS, and Richard Montgomery (Patti) of Gladstone, MO; as well as eleven grandchildren, three greatgrandchildren, and other relatives and friends.