A prominent member of our community has passed away.
John Montgomery, who had been in failing health for several months, passed away Thursday at the age of 83. Originally from Lancaster, he graduated from Ohio State University and went on to work as a local banker and also sold insurance.
Montgomery was actively involved with the Muskingum County 4-H program where he served as an advisor for 62 years. He was also an active member of Ark Spring Baptist Church.