WEST POINT — James Robert “Pete” Montgomery, 71, died June 11, 2018, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Robinson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Chris Layton officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Robinson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Montgomery was born June 4, 1947, to the late James Lewis and Elsie Murph Montgomery. He was formerly employed at PLI and as a fireman for the West Point Fire Dept. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Libby Montgomery; and sisters, Ellen Johnson and Gail Montgomery. He is survived by his son, Jim Montgomery of West Point; daughter, Jennifer Prewitt of Brandon; brother, Roger Montgomery of Pascagoula; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Pallbearers will be Bert Parker, Danny White, Allen Flint, Sedrick Hogan, Kenneth Wooten, Dylan Davis, Rob Montgomery and Cody Davis. Memorials may be made to MS Fire Fighters Association, P.O. Box 1507, Brandon, MS 39043.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on June 14, 2018
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