Gary Lee Montgomery

Gary Lee Montgomery, 64, of Roane County, formerly of Parkersburg, passed away at his home on Feb. 20, 2014.

He was the son of the late Lawrence and Betty Reed Montgomery.

Gary was a 1967 graduate of Parkersburg High School and graduated from Glenville State College with a degree in forestry. He was a former employee of the Pocahontas Land Co., and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

He also was preceded in death by a son, Gary Lee II; and a sister, Valerie.

He is survived by a son, Eli (Michelle) of Virginia; a daughter, Grace of California; three grandchildren, Breana, Kira and Jacob; a sister, Darlene Montgomery Walker (Oris Jr.) of Parkersburg; former wife and mother of his children, Michele DeVane; a niece, Katy Walker Wertenberger (Roger); a nephew, Ricardo “Rick” Mendez; and a great-niece, Lily Wertenberger.

Gary was cremated and a memorial service will be held at his residence in the spring. An announcement will be published in The Parkersburg News and Sentinel.