Leon B. â€œMontyâ Montgomery, 85, retired USN aviation radioman, USS Marblehead, of Palatka, FL stepped into eternity on February 3, 2010. Graveside services with Military Honors will be held at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, February 11, 2010 at the Jacksonville National Cemetery, 4083 Lannie Rd., Jacksonville, FL. He was a native of Richmond, VA and leaves behind his children, Lynda (Alan) Johnson, Green Cove Springs, FL and Thomas Montgomery, of East Palatka, FL, his brother, Carroll (Mary) Montgomery, of Atlanta, GA and nieces, Marsha and Mitzi. He was preceded in death by his parents; Leon B. Montgomery, Sr. and Lillian Montgomery Russell.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorials be made to: Haven Hospice, 6400 St. Johnâ€™s Ave, Palatka, FL 32177.
Arrangements are under the care of Russell Haven of Rest Cemetery and Funeral Home, 2315 Sandridge Road, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043 (904-284-7720). www.rhrCemeteryandFuneralHome.com
Directions to Jacksonville National Cemetery
Enter I-295 N toward Savannah to north of I-10
Take Exit 32 for FL-115 N, go .3 miles (there will be sign for National Cemetery)
Turn left at Lem Turner Road, go 5.1 miles
Turn right on Lannie Road, go 2.9 miles
Jacksonville National Cemetery will be on your left
4083 Lannie Road, Jacksonville, Fl 32218