Richard E. “Rick” Montague, 66, of Hawesville, passed away on Monday, December 7, 2020 at The Medical Center in Bowling Green. He was born in Gnadenhutton, OH on July 23, 1954 to the late Glenn and Wanda Clough Montague. Rick was a pastor at Revive Community Church for 6 years. He was a member of Hawesville Fire Department for 37 years and served as Chief for 26 years. Rick was also a former EMA Director of Hancock County, past president of the Green River Firefighters Association and past Master of Masonic Lodge #115. He was preceded in death by his Brother, Randy Montague.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Vickie Huddy Montague; daughters, Heather (Mike) Axton, Amber (Mike) Sanders and Ryan (Matt) Jaffe; grandchildren, Aubrey, Cory and Cody Axton, Dylan, Carter, Layla, Layni and Claire Sanders; brother, Bill Hicks; father in law, Bob (Jackie) Huddy; sister in law, Cheryl Montague along with many nieces and nephews.
Private funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 10, 2020 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville with burial in Serenity Hills. A drive by visitation will take place on Wednesday from 1 pm until 4 pm at Hawesville Volunteer Fire Department. We ask that everyone stay in their vehicles to help protect the family and keep traffic flowing. Those in attendance must wear applicable facemasks and keep a safe social distance as per Governors orders. Funeral services Thursday will be live streamed on Gibson & Son Funeral Homes Facebook page at 11 am.
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