Raymond L. Montgomery
Raymond L. Montgomery, age 46, of Shelby, died Saturday afternoon, January 16, 2021 at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center East Hospital following complications from a battle with COVID-19.
Raymond was born November 28, 1974 in Auburn, IN. He was a 1994 graduate of Shelby High School and spent his career as a diesel mechanic. Raymond thoroughly enjoyed riding his Harley with friends, especially long rides, and absolutely loved hanging out with family and friends.
After two years of dating, Raymond married Lisa Marie (Wells) Montgomery on June 16, 1995. She survives along with 3 children: CPL Kalvin (Erica) Montgomery of Ft. Stewart, GA, Kevin (Leesha) Montgomery of Shelby, and Kaleb Montgomery of Shelby; a grandson: Matthew Montgomery and another grandson on the way, Tairck Montgomery; his mother: Rose (Montgomery) Fugate of Shelby; his father: Raymond and Shirley Collins of KY; half siblings: Rebecca (Timothy) Carter and Travis Collins; adopted brothers and sisters: Lynnette Walker, Jamie Spillman, Leona Temple, and James Robert Montgomery; his in-laws: Bob and Thella Wells; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. He was preceded in death by his uncle and aunt who helped raise him and loved him as a son: James and Judy Montgomery; adopted brother: Patrick Walker; and grandparents: Ollie and Geraldine Montgomery.
Family and friends are welcome on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Penwell Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, where funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 11 am. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in New Haven. Guests are respectfully asked to wear masks when visiting.
Appropriate ways to express sympathy for those unable to attend may be done by leaving an online condolence at www.PenwellTurner.com or by leaving a comment on Raymond’s obituary on the funeral home’s Facebook page, Facebook.com/PenwellFuneral.