Jerl "Jerry" Allen Montgomery

Jerl “Jerry” Allen Montgomery, 68, of Leavenworth, died, July 4, 2016, after a long battle with Cancer. He was born on Dec. 15, 1947, in St. Joseph, Mo., the son of John and Clara (Burgess) Montgomery.

Jerl Montgomery

He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Lynn Graves and two granddaughters, Dalace and Julianna all of the home. Jerry is also survived by two daughters, Janie (Hunter) Scarff of Owasso, Okla. and Melissa Smith of Leavenworth; six grandchildren, Chasity, Chandan, Jaicee, Jimmy, Jesse and Sasha; two brothers, Johnny Jones of Medford, Ore. and Al Montgomery of Leavenworth; three sisters, Francis Waters of Leavenworth, Dee Akers of Chillicothe, Mo., and Elaine Shuck of Lincoln, Neb.; and his brother by choice, Donald Hamilton of St. Joseph, Mo.

Jerry was preceded in death by their son, Jason Babcock in 2009. He was also preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.

He enjoyed working on cars and traveling through the country. Jerry was very family oriented and enjoyed spending most of his time with his family.

Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 14, 2016, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. A funeral service will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home. Cremation will follow the services. Memorials are suggested to the Montgomery family for funeral expenses.