Charles Thomas Montgomery

July 13, 1937 - April 25, 2016


Charles Thomas Montgomery, 78, of DeRidder, LA, passed from this life on Monday, April 25, 2016.  Charles was a graduate of Henderson State University and McNeese State University and was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army.  Charles was a football coach and teacher at Prescott High School in Prescott, AR from 1965-1972.  He then coached and taught at DeRidder High School from 1973-1981.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Carol Montgomery; daughters, Tamela "Tammy" Hanchey and husband David, Susan Day and husband Ricky, and Charlotte"Charli" Hebert and husband David; son, Charles P. "Chuck" Montgomery and wife Courtney, all of DeRidder; brother, Jackie Montgomery and wife Margie of N Little Rock, AR; 11 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Ruby Montgomery.


Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 26, 2016 from 5:00pm until 9:00pm at Myers-Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder and Wednesday, April 27, 2016 from 9:00am until time of service at 11:00am at First Baptist Church in DeRidder.  Burial will follow at Beauregard Cemetery.  Rev. Josh Eubanks, Rev. Lindsey Burns, and Rev. George Lee Glass will officiate.  In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund or the Alzheimers Foundation.


A special thank you to Southern Care Hospice, Southwest Louisiana Veterans Home in Jennings, LA, and Westwood Manor of DeRidder.

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