September 6, 1995 — March 2, 2016
Drake James Lee Montgomery, age 20, returned home to Our Heavenly Father on March 2nd 2016. Drake was born in St. George Utah, on September 6th 1995, to Tamara Ingles and Darren Montgomery.
Drake is survived by his mother Tamara Janes and his father Leslie Horal. His four sisters , Amber, Lakota, Tacie and Trina and three brothers Waylon, Troy, and Trevan.
He was preceded in death by his father, Darren Troy Montgomery Sr. Drake accomplished many things throughout his life. He worked for the BLM as a firefighter in Vale, Oregon.
He studied at Treasure Valley Community College for two years after graduating Vale High School. He was recently accepted into Eastern Oregon University.
He earned many medals in pole vault, long jump and track. Some of his passions include snowboarding, hunting, fishing, football, track and many more.
Drake had so many friends in the community. He was loved by everyone, nicknamed “Mallard” by most. Vale was his stomping grounds whether he was hunting, fishing, 4x4ing, or getting rowdy with his friends. He had touched so many people’s hearts and truly was a beautiful soul.
There will be a Celebration of Life on Sunday, March 13th at 3 p.m. in Vale, Oregon, at the Vale High School Gym with a potluck dinner after the ceremony.