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Bright-Holland Funeral Home

2601 Lamar Ave, Paris, TX

OBITUARY

William Ray (Bill) Montgomery

June 16, 1930November 19, 2019
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William Ray “Bill” Montgomery, 89, of Midland, Texas, formerly of Paris, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, at Cimarron Place in Midland. Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled services for 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 23rd, at Southside Baptist Church with Rev. Billy Norris officiating. Burial, with military honors, will follow in Providence Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service. Bill, the son of Samuel & Mary E. Montgomery, was born June 16, 1930, in Idabel, OK. He was proud to serve in the United States Air Force and the Oklahoma National Guard. On April 17, 1954, he married Bernice Grace Voyles, building 65 years of family and memories before her death on August 18, 2019. For more than forty years he and Bernice owned and operated B & B Electric in Paris. He was a longtime, faithful member of Southside Baptist Church. Bill was a “character” who loved to work, hunt, sing, and Jesus. Survivors include his daughter, Angela Montgomery Orr & husband Roy Darrell Orr of Midland, granddaughters; Heather Marie Kincaid & husband Marshall Kincaid of Midland, Amy Elizabeth Orr of Midland, and Melissa Kaye Orr of College Station, two great grandsons; Lincoln Montgomery Orr and Henry Douglas Kincaid along with many nieces & nephews and a host of friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Bernice, two brothers, Sammie Lee Montgomery and James T. Montgomery and two sisters, Lillian Montgomery Brakebill and Julia Montgomery Marr. Casket bearers will be: Jerry Bowers, Mike Bowers, Darrell Orr, Marshall Kincaid, Dries Janssen, and Bo Rester. Honorary bearers will be: Gary Cope, Don Draper, Robert Skidmore, Benny Fields, Glenn Watson, and Denton Evans.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Jerry Bowers
  • Mike Bowers
  • Darrell Orr
  • Marshall Kincaid
  • Dries Janssen
  • Bo Rester
  • Gary Cope, Honorary Bearer
  • Don Draper, Honorary Bearer
  • Benny Fields, Honorary Bearer
  • Robert Skidmore, Honorary Bearer
  • Glenn Watson, Honorary Bearer
  • Denton Evans, Honorary Bearer

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, November 23, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, November 23, 2019
  • Interment with Military Honors Saturday, November 23, 2019

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Denton & Doris Evans

November 22, 2019

Dearest Family of Bill,
Bill was a wonderful Christian, with a great sense of humor, who is now in the presents of our Lord and Savior.
We are blessed to have known Bill and his sweetheart Bernice. They will always be known to us and everyone at Southside Baptist Church, as a faithful and loving Christian couple.
With heartfelt memories and love, Denton & Doris

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