Craig D. Montgomery, 64, of Morrisonville, IL, passed away at 11:01 p.m. on Thursday, January 1, 2020 at Taylorville Memorial Hospital.


Craig was born July 10, 1955 in Taylorville, IL, the son of James and Marian (Soice) Stout Montgomery.  He married Linda Mae Ingles on August 16, 2002 at Lake Shelbyville.


Craig graduated from Rochester High School, and retired from Freedom in Virden as a car salesman after many years of service.  He loved online gaming and playing on his computer.  Craig was also an armchair sports fanatic, enjoying NASCAR, the Cubs, and the Bears.


He was preceded in death by his parents.


Craig is survived by his wife, Linda Montgomery or Morrisonville; son, Kristopher (wife, Elizabeth) Montgomery of Omaha, NE; daughter, Emily (husband, Josh) Murphy of St. Louis, MO; step-sons, Kirby (wife, Marry) Ingles of Ft. Leonard Wood, MO, and Rickey (wife, Brittany) Shipman of Moline; step-daughters, Kristina (husband, Dennis) Loskot of Hillsboro, and Monica Shipman of Hillsboro; grandchildren, Shonna Muffick, Natalie and Abigail Montgomery, Ryan, Easton, Conner, and Brynn Murphy, Hunter, Samuel, Andrew, and Kaylynn Ingles, Tristin and Austin Loskot, and Hannah Shipman; and great granddaughter, Kinsley.


Private family services will be held at a later date.


Memorial contributions may be made to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.


The family has entrusted Perfetti-Assalley Funeral Home, 304 Carlin St., Morrisonville, IL 62546 with ceremonies.


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