Richard Lamont “Monty” Holloway, 60, of Amelia, Ohio, a former Baker City resident, died May 7, 2006, at Claremont Mercy Hospital at Batavia, Ohio.

His memorial celebration is scheduled at 6 o’clock tonight at the Stable Trails Equestrian Center in Amelia.

Monty had been an Ohio resident for 20 years. He was a horseman, law enforcement officer and decorated U.S. Marine, having served in Vietnam from 1966 to 1968.

Besides his family, Monty’s greatest loves were his horses and the innumerable friends he made throughout the horse community. Monty’s generous spirit is deeply missed, his family said.

Survivors include his wife and best friend, Verleigh Powers; children, Erin Kaiser and her husband, Kendall, and Marnie McDougal; grandchildren, Kaitlin, Thomas and Maggie; and his mother, Margaret Holloway.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shamrock Trails 4-H Club at 4610 Blainfield, Batavia, Ohio, 45103.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, May 12, 2006
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor