Anthony Wayne Montgomery, 79, Poseyville

Anthony “Tony” Wayne Montgomery, 79, of Poseyville, Indiana, born to Manuel “Tex” and Erma (Cartwright) Montgomery on December 21, 1941, in Wadesville, Indiana, passed away Friday, January 22, 2021, at his home in Poseyville, Indiana.

He attended Wadesville High School and served 2 years in the US Army. Hard work and Tony went hand in hand. He worked at Whirlpool for 36 years. He and his wife always had a second job/hobby they did together: chopping wood, craft shows and woodworking. Tony was a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Poseyville, Indiana where he could be found ushering and warming the back church pew. He loved his woodworking “hobby” making beautiful furniture that can be found in several states, searching for gold with his metal detector and taking trips to Florida and Las Vegas with friends and family.

Surviving are his wife: Jane E. “Janie” (Campbell) Montgomery; daughter: Angela Sparks (Kenneth) and grandchildren: Alyssa & Collin Schwenk and Madison & Ben Sparks.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Due to the national health crisis, services will be private for immediate family members only at the Werry Funeral Home in Poseyville, Indiana on Friday, January 29, 2021.

A very special THANK YOU goes to Dr. Chester Burkett, Dr. Mark Browning, Dr. David Schultz and Heritage Hospice.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: St. Paul’s United Methodist Church or St. Paul’s Magic Program, 46 S. Cale Street, Poseyville, Indiana 47633.

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