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Thomas William Montavon Click for Condolences      Printable Version
1950 - 2021

Thomas William MontavonThomas Montavon

WHEELERSBURG-Thomas Montavon, 71 of Wheelersburg Ohio, passed away in his home on Tuesday, October 12th 2021.

He was born on July 21st, 1950 in Portsmouth, Ohio to the late Robert Francis Montavon and Rose Mary Thieken Montavon and was the second of nine siblings. He graduated from East Portsmouth High School in 1968, and went on to serve two years in the U.S. Army Reserve while earning an associate’s degree from Tennessee Auto Diesel College. He married Virginia Lee Logan Montavon in 1972 and spent his career working at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant as a maintenance mechanic. After his first retirement, he went back to work in shipping and receiving at Wastern Energyx Mission Support.

He is survived by his wife Virginia, son Timothy (Donna), two grandsons Robert and Luke, two brothers Jim (Donna) and Gary (Vicki), and six sisters Mary (Bill) Beaumont, Betty (Terry) Fannin, Jane (Jack) Stephenson, Donna Jenkins, Joyce (Eric) Braunlin, and Christine (Joe) Kirby. He was a member of St. Peter in Chains Catholic Church, where he was an active member of the Men’s Club. He was an avid gardener and fisherman, loved the outdoors, enjoyed spending time with his friends and family, and was a member of the USW Union.

Visitation for friends of Thomas will be held at Harrison-Pyles Funeral Home in Wheelersburg, Ohio at 9:30-10:30 A.M on Monday, October 18, 2021. The family will then attend a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Peter in Chains Catholic Church, with Father Brian Beal officiating and internment in St. Peter’s Cemetery with graveside Military Honors. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to St. Peter in Chains Catholic Church. Condolences to the family may be made at

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There are currently 8 condolences.

Ralph and Melinda Burk. Vermilion Ohio
Saturday October 16, 2021 at 9:36 AM

Dear Montavon Family : Ralph and I are so very sorry to hear of Tom’s passing. You will all be in our thoughts and prayers in this very difficult time. Stay safe. God Bless.
Sharon Sparks Bays
Saturday October 16, 2021 at 8:54 AM

So sorry for your loss. Prayers go out to the family. I went to Lindsay and graduated from East with Tom. He was a real nice guy.
Angel Martin
Friday October 15, 2021 at 5:14 PM

i am so very sorry for your loss. I’m sending you much love and will keep you and Tom in my prayers.
Patrick & Wanda Dengel
Friday October 15, 2021 at 10:25 AM

Dear Jane and family members, we were sad to read of your brother Tom's passing. May your faith comfort you and the prayers and condolences of the Catholic community fill your hearts with hope and love. Patrick & Wanda Dengel
Sandra Jennings
Thursday October 14, 2021 at 7:47 PM

I am so, so sorry for your loss. I will not be able to attend but please know you are in my thoughts and heart.
Sandra Jennings
Thursday October 14, 2021 at 4:41 PM

So very, very sorry for your loss. I am not able to attend but you are in my thoughts and prayers.
Dennis Crabtree, jackson ohio
Thursday October 14, 2021 at 11:29 AM

Jenny, so sorry you lost Tom. Sorry I can come and pay my respects to you and your son and family. Penny and I will be in Florida for our grandsons wedding. Love and respected your Tom. Many great great memories with him. Prayers. Dennis
Darleen Knapp
Thursday October 14, 2021 at 11:25 AM

Oh, Ginny, I am so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you.

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