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Richard D Montgomery

April 11, 1929 ~ September 12, 2022 (age 93)


Richard Dean Montgomery, 93, of Sandusky, passed away at home on September 12, 2022 with his wife of 74 years after a brief illness.


He was born on April 11, 1929 in Lima, OH. Richard was a graduate of Elida High School and held various jobs over the years working for Ohio Ball Bearing, Lima Refinery, Standard Oil, and Fruehauf Trucking. 


He loved his wife, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren very much and was a wonderful fan of all their events. He was an avid golfer and shot his age when he was 82, a loving friend and neighbor, and accomplished "DIY" practitioner. He was also a member of Huron United Methodist Church.


Richard is survived by his wife, Connie (Kraft) Montgomery; daughters, Beth Street and Sally Shewbridge; son, Scott Montgomery; grandchildren, Katie (Lance) Rapp, Amy (Luke) Olts, Julie (Kurt) Frenerick, Justin (Meghan) Street, Jenna (Matt) Wilkerson, Chad (Emma) Street, Spencer (Angie), Kelsey, and Quinn; and great grandchildren, Hayden, Owen, Gavin, Camille, Eva O., Ellie, Kate, Zoey, Carter, and Eva S.


He is preceded in death by his son, Dean.


Private family services will be held.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Habitat for Humanity or Wounded Warriors.


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