Kenneth L. Montgomery, 71, of Roslyn, an auto dealership operator and drag racer, died Monday, Jan. 28, of lewy body dementia and multiple myeloma at Abington Hospice in Warminster.
In 1960, Mr. Montgomery started Montgomery Auto in Keswick with his father, Jack, and older brother Jack Jr., now deceased. The business is operated by Mr. Montgomery's son Kenneth Jr. in Jenkintown.
Mr. Montgomery was an avid drag racer. From 1970 to 1977, he was sponsored by Chrysler Corp. for the Chrysler drag team.
He won three national events in the Super Stock class in 1971, 1973, and 1998 and held numerous records. He was inducted into the Super Stock Hall of Fame in 1997 and into the National Hot Rod Association Hall of Fame in 2005.