Born: Saturday Apr 16, 1932

Died: Sunday Feb 4, 2018


Walter James Montgomery

April 16, 1932 - February 4, 2018

Walter "Walt" James Montgomery, 85, of 423 Victor Street in Eden passed away early Sunday morning, February 4, 2018, at UNC Rockingham Health Care.  

A graveside service will be held at 12 Noon on Thursday, February 8th, at Danview Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 11 - 11:45 AM at Fair Funeral Home before proceeding to the cemetery for the graveside service, and other times at the residence.

Mr. Montgomery was born April 16, 1932 in Spray, NC, to the late Walter Lee Montgomery and Vergie Dunn Montgomery.  He was of the Baptist faith and a retiree of Karastan Mill after 63 years of service.  Walt was an avid fisherman, hunter and gardener and loved to watch NASCAR and football.  His daughters' say, of their father, "Our Daddy was our heart, soul, and most of all our hero".

He is survived by his two daughters, Kay M. Holliday of the home and Sherree M. Wilson and husband, Keith of Reidsville;  grandson, Glenn Holliday of Eden;  sisters, Carol M. Sharp and husband, Gene and Margaret M. Shockley, both of Eden;  his special companion, "Rowdy"; numerous nieces and nephews; and his excellent caregiver, Debbie Jordan.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Joan Scott Montgomery;  sisters, Ruby M. Stowe, Mildred "Bill" Pruitt, and Doris M. Grogan;  and brother, Henry Montgomery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Rockingham County Humane Society, 205 Boone Rd., Eden, NC, 27288.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.fairfuneralhome.com



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I am so sorry to see this about Walter. I know he has had a long hard fight. But now he has a new body! No more pain or suffering! I love all of you and have you in my prayers! God bless and comfort you. Walter is in his Heavenly home now!
Muriel Bryant Caldwell

Sorry about your loss he and my dad were friends from BrokeDale and Bryan Center
Sandra Parks Cindy Salughter

Kay, my heart goes out to you and your family, I know you are hurting deeply,hopefully knowing God has your mother and your father wrapped in love and warmth together, may that bring you a little comfort...My prayers are with you all......I'm so sorry
Lynn Hill

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