Robert Montgomery, 74, of Brookland, Ark., passed away August 24, 2021, at Jonesboro, Ark.
He was born on May 22, 1947, in Walnut Ridge, Ark., and was the son of the late Dorles "D.J." Jefferson Montgomery and Margaret Louise (Wilson) Montgomery.
He was proceeded in death by his parents Dorles "D.J." Jefferson and Margaret Louise Montgomery; his son, Robert Earl "Bobby" Montgomery, Jr. in 2009.
Robert lived his life in his own way. He ran one of the first auto machine shops in Jonesboro for years. He was also a horse farrier until health issues forced him to stop. He enjoyed building and racing race cars. He loved to fly and also had an avid interest in genealogy.
He is survived by his sister, Coquetta Singleton and husband Richard of Springfield, MO.; niece, Kathy Johnston and husband Troy of Bixby, Okla.; nephew, Ed Singleton of Springfield, MO. Several cousins who he considered his brothers, Jack and Lois Montgomery of Paragould, Dale of Sierra Vista, Ariz. and June Jones and husband James and their daughter Veronica of Pollard; and many other relatives and friends.
A private memorial service will be conducted at a later time at Jonesboro Memorial Gardens.