Doyle Lee Montgomery, 79, of Dayton passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2018, at the Spring City Care & Rehabilitation Center.
Doyle was born in Dayton on March 4, 1938 to the late Roscoe Lee and Wilma (Jordan) Montgomery. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Helen Montgomery and his son Mike Montgomery.
Doyle was a lifelong resident of Dayton and a long time Rhea County commissioner. He was a graduate of the Rhea Central High School Class of 1956 and was a former school bus driver and former owner of the Power 66 Service Station in Dayton. He was retired from Polyloom and had been the owner of Doyle’s Auto Parts and Doyle’s Junk Yard & Wrecker Service.
He is survived by his daughter, Teresa (Danny) Dunn of Dayton; sons, Jim (Pam) Montgomery of Dayton and Roy (Sabrina) Montgomery of Kingston; grandchildren: Laura Dunn Arnold of Rossville, Michael Lee Montgomery and Ryan Lynn Montgomery, both of Dayton and his great-nephew, Jesse Patterson of Dayton; sister, Sandy Calbaugh of Dayton; brothers, Max (Faye) Montgomery of Hixson, Tommy (Carol) Montgomery and Eddy Montgomery, both of Dayton.
Funeral services for Doyle will be held Thursday, Feb. 1, at 7 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Bill Ewing and Reverend Clyde Fitzgerald officiating. He will be laid to rest beside his wife in Rhea Memory Gardens.
Please share your memories of Doyle on his online guest register at www.vanderwallfh.com.
The family is being cared for by the Vanderwall Funeral Home where they will receive friends on Thursday, from 4-7 p.m.