Robert “Bob” Willoughby Montgomery

Passed away February 5, 2013 at the age of 92 in Kelowna, BC.

Survived by his sons Richard, Gordon (Deeny), Curtis (Kathy), Ross, daughter Lynne (Ray) and son Ken (Beth); ten grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Bob is also survived by his brother Don of Brandon, MB.

Sadly predeceased by his wife Joyce.

Born in Minnedosa, MB, Bob was the 10th of 12 children to Stanley Harrison and Mini Maude (nee Baker) Montgomery. He served in WWII, as a Mosquito pilot for the RAF in 464 Squadron. Starting the fiddle at a very young age, Bob co-founded the BC Old Time Fiddlers’ Association in 1970.

Friends are invited to a Celebration of Life for Bob on Saturday, March 2nd at 4:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC.

In lieu of flowers, in Bob’s honour, please support your local Old Time Fiddlers’ Association.

Bob’s service can be viewed online, live during the service or at a later date and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting, 250-860-7077.

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