20202021ObituariesStephen Montgomery

January 29, 2021by SealeUser17

June 9, 1946 ~ January 29, 2021

On January 29,2021, Stephen Charles Montgomery, age 74, left this world peacefully and prayerfully with his family by his side.

He was a native of Park Hills, Missouri where he met and married the love of his life of 51 years, Jennifer Phillips. Steve proudly served in the Air Force, and was a 35 year employee of MSHA. He was an avid golfer, but his passion was yard work, fishing, recycling, and watching his grandchildren’s sport activities. He was an incredible Father but his greatest joy was his grandchildren whom he cherished and enjoyed. A member of Istrouma Baptist Church, he considered his Sunday school class as the highlight of his week.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Donna Montgomery of Park Hills, MO, and in-laws, Alvin and Janet Phillips. Survived by his wife, Jennifer, son Charles “Chuck” Montgomery and wife Nicole, daughter Amy Montgomery Holstein and husband Scott.  Grandchildren Carlynn Nicole Montgomery and husband Brett, Caleb Michael Holstein, Elijah Montgomery Holstein, and Mary Grace Holstein.  He is also survived by his sister Becky Ferrell and husband Ike of Houston, TX,  a nephew and several nieces.

The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to the Ochsner Telemetry and ICU staffs, who went above and beyond, giving him the best care possible through their diligence, professionalism and compassion.

There will be a private memorial service to be held at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, donations be made in his honor to the Capital Area Law Enforcement Foundation (CALEF).




  • Mr. Mrs Wayne Dyer

    February 6, 2021 at 5:48 pm

    Jennifer, Marian and I were deeply saddened to hear of Steve’s death. Like others we didn’t know he was ill. We will always remember Steve as a helper with a smile to those neighbors who needed it. As a fellow veteran, I always appreciated his dedication to fly our American flags at subdivision entrances on patriotic days. Our prayers are with you and your family. Wayne, & Marian Dyer


  • Bill Wilson

    February 6, 2021 at 12:32 am

    Jennifer, I will never forget the night I came to your house to visit you and Steve to invite you to become members of our Sunday School class. The two of you did join and was very faithful in attending every Sunday and we became very good friends over the next few years. I’m sorry we lost touch after you left FBBC. Steve was a fine Christian and will be missed by friends and family alike.



  • Pat Westover

    February 5, 2021 at 4:21 am

    Jennifer, So sorry for your broken heart. All the happy memories will help heal it. God bless you and your family. Pat Westover


  • Ernest and Kris Nugent

    February 4, 2021 at 11:28 pm

    Jennifer, may the Lord comfort you and yours in this time of loss. Steve was a wonderful Christian and a fine gentleman. He will be missed by all.


  • Bobbie Stiglets

    February 3, 2021 at 11:48 pm

    So sorry to hear this Jennifer. Prayers for you and all the family.


  • Gwen Bizette

    February 3, 2021 at 11:30 pm

    Mrs Montgomery and family,
    I am truly sorry for you loss. Steve was great to work with at Enterprise and will be greatly missed. God Bless and God comfort in this time of tremendous loss.
    Gwen Bizette


  • Murphy J. Chustz, Jr.

    February 3, 2021 at 7:55 pm

    We were very sorry and shocked to learn of Steve’s passing. Please accept our prayers and thoughts.
    Steve was a good man!
    M J


  • Judy Wilbourn

    February 3, 2021 at 4:46 pm

    Jennifer I am so sorry to hear about Steve. He was a good man and will be missed. God bless you and your family.


  • Diane Whittier Ates

    February 3, 2021 at 3:11 pm

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all Jennifer. Rest in peace in your Heavenly Home Steve. Fly high.


  • Charlene Brumfield

    February 3, 2021 at 4:11 am

    Love, prayers and hugs, Jen as you go through the coming days of grief. Loved Steve
    And I never saw him without a smile on his face


  • Diane (Kelley) Martin

    February 3, 2021 at 2:02 am

    So sorry for your loss Jennifer, prayers for you and your family


  • Ron and Cindy Folak

    February 3, 2021 at 1:12 am

    May every happy memory make your hearts begin to smile. Please accept our prayers and good thoughts.


  • Ronnie Storie

    February 2, 2021 at 9:19 pm

    Prayers for you Jennifer and family, there are no words to express that feeling of loss but I pray God gives all of you strength and to find your peace.


  • Paula Bishop

    February 2, 2021 at 7:17 pm

    God bless you Steve. You will be greatly missed by so many. Rest In Peace.


  • Diana Glenn

    February 2, 2021 at 7:10 pm

    So sorry to hear this, Jennifer. I didn’t know he was ill. Prayers for you and your family..


  • Cindi DiMarco

    February 2, 2021 at 4:49 pm

    Jennifer, please accept our condolences. Steve always had a warm smile and we enjoyed our many conversations about your grandkids, and golf of course. I believe Steve lived his Christianity in a very humble manner. We pray for you and the family, we are saddened by his passing.
    Cindi DiMarco


  • Randy Rowland

    January 31, 2021 at 2:31 pm

    Rest In Peace Steve.


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