Celebrating the life of

Wallace Lee Montford

July 13, 1937 - April 03, 2021

Wallace Lee Montford

Wallace Lee Montford, 83, died Saturday April 3, 2021 at Memorial University Medical Center.

He was born in Wheeler County, Georgia and moved to Savannah when he was 18 years old. After marrying Barbara Ann Dowdy, he and his father went into the drywall and insulation business, and Montford Drywall was born. Wallace nurtured his drywall business until his retirement in 2008. He also owned the Captains Lounge for more than 43 years where he was loved by his patrons and staff, that were like family to him.

Wallace was preceded in death by his wife, Ann and grandson, Eric Lane Montford. He leaves behind a son, Eddie Montford of Savannah; daughter, Diane Boyette (Danny) of Guyton; two granddaughters, Melissa White and Brooke Boyette of Savannah, and two grandsons, Brett Montford (Elizabeth) of Charleston and Brandon Boyette of Savannah.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at Robert-Stewart Funeral Home in Glenwood, GA. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in Glenwood City Cemetery.



A candle has been lit!

So sorry to hear of ur dad, Eddie. I thought of him as a father. Wallace holds a special place in my heart. Never forgotten

- Anthony Sapp, CLAXTON, Georgia

Please accept our deepest sympathy and prayers. Jimmy and Connie Deal

- Deal Family, Savannah, GA

Sending all of my prayers and condolences for Mr. Wallace's family and friends! He was a father figure to so many of us! Great man will be dearly missed.

- Hollie Roberts, Savannah, Ga.

I'm so sorry for you loss.I'm praying for the family. His daughter is a sweet person.

- Marcia and MJ, Guyton, Ga

A candle has been lit!

- Marcia Hollingsworth, Guyton, Ga

You will be missed.God bless your family.

- SharonWalKer, Savannah, Ga

You will be missed.God bless your family.

- SharonWalKer, Savannah, Ga

A candle has been lit!

- Sharon Walker, Savannah, Ga

After working for your daddy first at the bar on Montgomery Street and then for him at Captains Lounge from 1977 - 1985, I developed a respect like no other. Between my son's daddy, Danny, his uncles Steve, Wally, and James. We all loved him like an uncle or a dad. Awesome influence in my life. He and Catfish; RIP Wallace My prayers are with you Eddie and to your sister as well.

- Lorene Lewis Lassiter (Lori), Guyton , Ga

Im sorry to read about Mr Wallaces passing. He was a great man who would do anything for anyone he could. I send my condolences to his family and friends. RIP Mr Wallace

- Amy D, Savannah, Ga

RIP Wallace. You are now in peace with real love all around you

- Amy and Kim, Savannah , Ga

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel