Charles Waid Montgomery, a native of Mobile, AL, and a resident of Semmes, AL, passed away on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at the age of 67.
Charles was a US Navy Vietnam Veteran E-5. He worked in transportation at various companies, including Colonial Trailways where he began his transportation career and the University of South Alabama, where he worked until the time of his retirement.
Charles is preceded in death by his father, Charles M. Montgomery; and two infant brothers.
He is survived by his wife, Cheryl Montgomery; children, Charles A. (Kelly) Montgomery of Fairhope, AL, Johnnie Grace (Mike) Frost of Saraland, AL, Noami (Clarke) Hamby of Fairhope, AL, Malinda Sue Bodin of Lucedale, MS, Brittney Nicole Cardoza of Mobile, AL; his grandchildren, Byron Montgomery, Will Montgomery, Carter Frost, Henleigh Frost, Riley Boone, Daytona Hamby, Jayden Bodin, Karleigh Bodin and Isabella “Bella” Bodin; mother, Daisy H. Montgomery; sister, Joann (Milton) Scarpa; nieces, Jessica (Kevin) Phillips and Emily Scarpa; along with other relatives and friends.
A funeral service will be held at Hughes Funeral Home, 26209 Pollard Road in Daphne, on Friday, January 8, 2021 at 1:00 PM. There will be a time of visitation before the service beginning at 12:00 noon. Interment will follow at 2:30PM at the Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 34904 Hwy. 225 in Spanish Fort, AL.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you please donate to The Guide Dog Foundation at https://www.guidedog.org/gd/gd/gdf_donatenow.aspx, any Veterans’ Group, or a charity of your choice, in Charles’ memory.
Expressions of condolence for the family may be made at www.hughesfh.com. Hughes Funeral Home, 26209 Pollard Road, Daphne, AL, is handling service arrangements for the family.