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Ken Montgomery in Hospice

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by SuperJim, Jan 15, 2013.

  1. SuperJim
    Joined: Mar 31, 2010
    Posts: 191

    from Minnesota

    We had a customer call us today (01/15/13) and tell us that drag racer Ken Montgomery of Triple 555 Nickle fame was put in hospice care just a few days ago. May he be comfortable, and with family...
  2. frank spittle
    Joined: Jan 29, 2009
    Posts: 1,672

    frank spittle

    This is sad news. Ken is one of the nicest racers I have known.
  3. one of the nicest legends i ever met. a true mopar legend.
  4. I've never met the man but I have surely read about him.

    May he rest easy with his loved ones near. HRP

  5. NickJT
    Joined: Jul 17, 2012
    Posts: 640

    from S.E. PA

    My sincere best wishes for Ken Montgomery and his family to be blessed with love and peace.

    Ken Montgomery is without a doubt one of the most significant drag racers to ever come from this area, S.E. PA, Jenkintown. I saw him race at Atco in the late '60's.
  6. Bucksnort
    Joined: Dec 24, 2007
    Posts: 3,302


    That is lousy news.
    Met Ken when he ran South Glens Falls and won with the SS/FX circuit back in the 60's.
    Ran into him at York reunion and talked to him and his son who was putting together a history of his dad.Super nice people.
    Sent him the pics I had of him at SGF and he sent me back a letter and T shirt.Still got them.
    Best wishes and comfort to Ken and the family.
  7. SuperJim
    Joined: Mar 31, 2010
    Posts: 191

    from Minnesota

    Bump. Sorry, just thought more people may want to know this...
  8. Jalopy Joker
    Joined: Sep 3, 2006
    Posts: 27,407

    Jalopy Joker

    Sincere sympathy goes out to his Family, and friends. he was a great guy. cancer is one of the most evil things in the world.
  9. onedge
    Joined: May 25, 2006
    Posts: 1,000


    Darn prayers for the family and close friends.
  10. hotrd32
    Joined: May 16, 2007
    Posts: 3,533

    from WA

    Another legend gone.....RIP "555"

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