Jerry "Red" Montgomery, 66, of Buhl, passed away January 17, 2013 at St. Luke's Magic Valley Hospital in Twin Falls, Idaho.
He was born May 6, 1946 to Dolly and Clifford Montgomery. He attended school in Castleford and graduated from Filer High School in 1964. Following high school, he attended College in Idaho and Nebraska, where he played football on a scholarship. In 1974, he married Tina Stevens. Together they owned and operated Red's Beverages and Sporting Goods in Filer. They had two children, Michelle and Bryan.
Red enjoyed fishing, hunting and Camping. Throughout his life, he always enjoyed the company of his dogs, most recently his companion Charlie. For several years, he owned and operated Snake River Outfitters Flyshop in Twin Falls. His friends and customers enjoyed coming in to talk about life and fishing. In retirement, he enjoyed hunting with his son, outings with his dog and golfing with friends.
He is survived by his mother, Dolly Larragan; daughter, Michelle (Eric); son, Bryan (Michelle); granddaughter, Adele; two special cousins, Duane and Barbara Ann; special friend, Mary Jean; step-sisters, Carmen and Judy; step-brother, Doug Larragan.
The family would like to thank his long time friend and doctor, Randall Slickers.
He was preceded in death by his father, Clifford; grandparents, Frank and Lillie Meissner and Lon and Lula Montgomery and step-father, Felix Larragan.
Out of respect for Red's wishes, no public funeral services will be held. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations made to the Buhl Quick Response Unit (201 Broadway Ave. N. Buhl, Id. 83316). Arrangements are under the direction of Farmer Funeral Chapel in Buhl.