Theodore "Ted" Edward Montgomery

April 22, 1943May 24, 2021

Theodore “Ted” Edward Montgomery was born April 22, 1943 in Raytown, Missouri to William Lee Montgomery Sr. and Lulu Lee Ford Montgomery. Ted passed away on May 24, 2021 from Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis in Fort Worth Texas. Ted was preceded in death by his mother, Lulu Lee Ford Montgomery; father, William Lee Montgomery Sr.; brothers, William Lee Montgomery Jr., Wendell Lewis Montgomery, Thomas Eugene Montgomery, John Howard Montgomery, and Smith Ford Montgomery. Ted is survived by his sisters, Mary Ellen Montgomery Douglas, Judy Mae Montgomery Brehm, Linda Lou Montgomery King and Dorothy Ann Gilmore; his special full time care giver, niece Judy Lee Craig, whom he called the Texas Tornado; and many other nieces and nephews. Ted was raised in Plattsburg, Missouri, but spent all of his adult life in Kansas City where he worked for 45 years as a baker for CJ Patterson CO. His true passion was showing dogs, and he belonged to several dog clubs during the 38 years he was active. A Memorial Service will be held in Ted’s honor on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 1:00 PM, with a Visitation starting at 12:00 PM, at the McGilley Antioch Chapel, 3325 NE Vivion Road, Kansas City, MO 64119. Inurnment will follow services in White Chapel Cemetery, Gladstone, MO.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to non-profit organization for terminally ill patients, Take the Lead,, 1-800-814-1123.


  • Mary Ellen Montgomery Douglas, Sister
  • Judy Mae Montgomery Brehm, Sister
  • Linda Lou Montgomery King, Sister
  • Dorothy Ann Gilmore, Sister
  • Judy Lee Craig, Niece
  • Many Nieces and nephews


  • Visitation

    Saturday, June 12, 2021

  • Memorial Service

    Saturday, June 12, 2021


  • Inurnment

    Saturday, June 12, 2021


Theodore "Ted" Edward Montgomery

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Kim Wadas

June 12, 2021

I meet Ted at a dog show , and we hit it off.

Martie Halter

June 8, 2021

I met Ted at a dog show in Salina Ks. on September 14th 1995. We became best of friends and for many many years we met almost every weekend at the dog shows. I have so many wonderful memories of Ted that I will get to cherish for the rest of my life. He will be greatly missed.