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William ‘Bill’ Herbert Montz

William “Bill” Herbert Montz, 89, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at his home in New Port Richey, Florida.

He was born Dec. 9, 1929, in Tiffin, to Herbert and Mildred (Feagle) Montz. He married Cara Lee (Burdge) Montz and she is deceased.

Surviving are three daughters, Debra (the late Carl) Riker, Ronda (Joseph) Garman and Beth (Greg) Derr-Martin; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Frances (Gerald) Garn, Cathryn (Eugene) Biller and Carolyn (Don) Wellman.

He was preceded in death by brothers, James (Marge) Montz and Robert (Cheryl) Montz; and sisters, Doris (George) Wertz, Marian (Frank) Vondenberg, Helen (Dick) Cline and Betty (Jerry) Rhoad.

Bill served his country in the Army during the Korean Conflict and was honorably discharged. While he was under their care, Home Hospice in Florida had a pinning ceremony for his military service. He was the “handyman” throughout his neighborhood and helped many in need.

In lieu of a funeral, his ashes will be interred in a cemetery for veterans in Florida. Family and friends may gather 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at Sycamore United Methodist Church, 211 N. Sycamore Ave., Sycamore, OH for a “Celebration of Bill’s Life.” Please wear bright “Florida” attire.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at waltonmoorefuneralhome.com