Monty Claire Andrews
FRANKLIN - Monty Claire Andrews, 88, of Franklin passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2019.
Born in Kankakee, Illinois, he was the son of the late Clarence Andrews and Cora Butler Andrews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Marsha Bohn; and brother, Jack Andrews.
Monty served in the US Navy during the Korean War and later worked for Lockheed Martin at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. He was a member of Friends of the Library and Franklin Men’s Golf League. He loved making knives and playing golf.
He is survived by wife of 60 years, Margaret Andrews; his children, Terry Walker (Bruce) of Wimauma, Florida, Paula Gilardi (Barry) of Alarka, North Carolina, and Michael Andrews (Becky) of Morristown, Tennessee; three grandchildren, Stacey, Jessica, and Joshua; two great-grandchildren, Andrew and Benji.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 4 p.m., Friday, August 23 at Macon Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Macon Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Friends of the Library Bookstore, 115 Highlands Road, Franklin, NC 28374.
Condolences can be made at maconfuneralhome.com