February 16, 1954 - December 06, 2016
Fairbury – Jack “Sonny” Montgomery, 62, of Fairbury, passed away at 10:15am, December 6, 2016, at his residence.
His funeral will be held at 10:00am, Saturday, December 10, 2016, Apostolic Christian Church, Fairbury. Ministers of the church will be officiating.
Cremation will be accorded following the services.
Visitation will be held from 4-6:00pm, Friday, December 9, 2016, at Duffy-Pils Memorial Home, Fairbury and 9-9:45am, Saturday at the church.
Memorials may be made to the family.
Sonny was born February 16, 1954, in Big Springs, TX the son of Kenneth Wright and Barbara Ann Pratt Montgomery.
Surviving are his children, Jennifer Childres of West Frankfort, Amanda Schumm of Cornell, Kenny (Casey) Montgomery of Cooksville, Courtney (George) Brawner of Bloomington, and Paige Montgomery of PA; grandchildren, Reno, Ashley, Anna, Sam, Payton, Ethan, Brianna, and Brooklyn; and two great-grandchildren; sister, Peggy (Marty) Whitson of Louden, TN and brother Adrian (Jaron) Montgomery of Aurora.
Sonny was preceded in death by his parents, step-father, Marion Meiss; and brother, Kenny Wayne Montgomery.
Sonny worked for Nichols Homeshield, Chatsworth and the Pontiac Prison. He also volunteered for the American Red Cross in Bloomington and Life Center in Pontiac.
Sonny was a veteran of the United States Coast Guard.