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Richard Ramos Montoya

January 19, 1968 June 21, 2020
Richard Ramos Montoya
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Obituary for Richard Ramos Montoya

Richard Ramos Montoya, 52, passed away Sunday, June 21, 2020.

A Mass of Resurrection will be held at a later date at St. Peter’s Catholic Church. Burial will be private.

Richard was born in the Philippines and spent his formative years in Virginia Beach, VA. He graduated from Old Dominion University with a Bachelor of Music, where he was a proud member of the Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America, Iota Tau Chapter.
He was a dedicated educator for 23 years. Richard taught band and orchestra in the Pitt County school system, teaching at Wellcome Middle School and North Pitt High School. He also taught in Portsmouth, VA prior to moving to Greenville. Richard previously played with the Tidewater Winds Concert Band and the Virginia Wind Symphony, he also participated in the Pitt County Community Band.

Richard was preceded in death by his father, Ricardo Montoya and Roger Montoya.

He is survived by his wife of 16 years, Melissa Barber Montoya; daughter, Peyton Elizabeth Montoya, of the home; mother, Angelita R. Montoya of Greenville; brothers, Michael R. Montoya of Virginia Beach, VA, Angelo R. Montoya of Richmond, VA, and Jerry R. Montoya of Menifee, CA; 3 nephews and 1 niece.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to a college fund for his daughter, Peyton.

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Memorial Service




11:00 AM 7/10/2020 11:00:00 AM
St. Peter Catholic Church

2606 E. 5th Street
Greenville, NC 27858

St. Peter Catholic Church
2606 E. 5th Street Greenville 27858 NC
United States

Memorial Contribution

College Fund for Peyton


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