Daniel Eugene Montel

Published 4:21 pm Wednesday, December 16, 2020

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Mr. Daniel Eugene Montel, 81, passed away on Tues., Dec. 15, 2020 in Atmore.

Mr. Montel was a native of Wabash, Ind. former resident of Atlanta, Ga. and had resided in Huxford for the past 15 years. He loved his wife, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, along with all children. He retired from Colonel Bakery/Sara Lee and retired as lead supervisor with 31 years of service; he coached Little League baseball for 19 years; and was a member and deacon at Unity Baptist Church.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Raymon and Ruby Marie Montel.

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He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Lois Montel of Atmore; one son, Rusty (Jean) Montel of Atmore; one daughter, Teresa Eveline Montel Harper (Jimmy Stanton) of Atmore; one brother, Richard Montel of Michigan; one sister, Evelyn (Paul) McKenzie of Ohio; five grandchildren, Aaron, Jessika, Craig, Joshua and Tyler; eight great-grandchildren, Lexy, Madalyn, Houston, Vincent, Mary Cara, Cooper, Eli and Maddox; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services will be held this Sat., Dec. 19, 2020 at 11 a.m. at the Unity Baptist Church with Bro. Josh Long and Bro. Steve Gunn officiating.

Burial will follow at the Catawba Springs Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Fri., Dec. 18, 2020 from 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Unity Baptist Church.

Pallbearers will be John Johnson, Frank Williams, Brandon Strawbridge, Wayne Baker, Tim Wilkinson and Jim Wilkinson.

Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes LLC of Atmore is in charge of all arrangements.