Terry Max Montague
Mr. Terry Max Montague, age 73, of Hastings passed away Saturday, June 1st, 2019 at his home.
Terry was born in Hastings, MI on May 16, 1946, the son of Ernest L. and Mildred R. Gross.
He was raised in the Hastings area and attended local school graduating from Hastings High School in 1965. After completing high school, Terry joined the United States Army. While serving his country Terry was decorated with the National Defense Service Medal, and the Marksmanship badge. He was honorably discharged in 1968.
When he returned home, Terry began working at Flex Fab in Hastings. In his younger years, he enjoyed being outdoors hunting, fishing. Family and friends where the joy of Terry's life. He often said he loved talking "to" people, not "about" people. Through the years, Terry enjoyed bowling and often competed "head to head" with his beloved brother in law at several local bowling ally's. Terry become a large part of the lives of his many nieces and nephews, spending countless hours together during the daytime hours while his siblings were working. This was an honor that Terry never took for granted, and with each opportunity to spend time with the children Terry was there. His kind and loving spirit extended beyond his own family, and into a beautiful friendship with Mr. Ray McKelvey, whom Terry looked after until he himself become too ill.
Terry is also survived by his five sisters, Janet (James) McKinstry, Laurie (Doug) Thomas, Barb (Glenn) Powers, Linda Colvin, Teresa Rose, his brother, Doug Rose, and several nieces, nephews, and beloved friends
He was preceded in death by his sister Janice Montague, parents Ernest L. and Mildred R. (Gross) Rose and Irving Rose Jr.
There will be a memorial and time of fellowship from 1 - 4 PM at the Nashville VFW Post 8260 in Nashville, MI.
Terry's ashes will be laid to rest at Hastings Township Cemetery with full military honors provided by the American Legion Post 45 - Hastings, MI. and the United States Army in a private ceremony
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Daniels Funeral Home in Nashville. For further details please visit our website at www.danielsfuneralhome.net