David “Carp” Michael Montgomery

May 15, 1956 - November 16, 2022

David Carp Montgomery

David “Carp” Michael Montgomery, 66, a longtime Miami resident passed away on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at Higher Call Nursing Center in Quapaw. David was born on May 15, 1956 in Miami to Jackie Lee and Norma Jean (Edens) Montgomery. Carp as his friends nicknamed him graduated with the Miami High School Class of 1974. He went on to work as a mechanic where he became ASE Certified. David owned and operated his own mechanic shop, Performance Plus Automotive, in Commerce for many years. David at one time was an active member of the Ottawa County Jay Cees, he would dress as Santa for the Wal-Mart Store. He also enjoyed playing in a Pool league and a Bowling league. His passion was his cars, he loved working on and building hot rods. He often enjoyed hanging out with his brothers and traveling with his parents over the years. David was preceded in passing by his parents Jackie and Norma Jean Montgomery and a brother Dion Montgomery.

Survivors include his daughter Carrie McCarty-Shirley and her husband Ron of Miami, his brothers Darin Montgomery and his wife Joyce and Damon Montgomery and his wife Jill Micka, his two granddaughters Jordan Shirley and Bailey McCarty, along with his nieces and nephews and their families Ashley Montgomery, Sarah Montgomery, M’Lynn Robertson, Jordan Quapaw, Henleigh Robertson, Jerzie Jimmerson, Chance Montgomery and Calvin Montgomery.

There will be a Celebration of Life at 1:00 PM, Monday, November 21, 2022 at Brown-Winters Funeral Home and Cremation Service’s Chapel in Miami.

The family has asked that in lieu of flowers to please send Memorial Contributions to Arvest Bank where there has been an account The David Montgomery Funeral Fund set up.

Friends and family may send the family notes of encouragement by viewing Mr. Montgomery’s Tribute Page at www.brown-winters.com.