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Monte Delano Kegley, 73, of Evington, Va., died Thursday, April 15, 2021. He was the husband of Brenda Shupe Kegley for 44 years.

Born on February 10, 1948 in Altavista, Va., he was a son of the late Thomas Virgil Kegley and the late Pearl McDaniel Kegley. He was preceded in death by his sisters Patsy East; Lupe Adams and brothers Virgil Kegley and Terrell Kegley. and a stepson, Stanley Vaughan Hudson.

In addition to his wife, Monte is survived by his sister Peggy Tharpe (Jim) of Altavista; stepdaughters, Bonnie Yancey (Jerry) of Garner N.C. and Tonya Gooding (Douglas) of Snow Hill N.C.; stepson, Raymond Todd Hudson of Lynchburg; grandchildren, Tabitha Yancey of Evington, Dustin Yancey (Summer) of Kill Devil Hills N.C. and great grandchildren, Skylar and Hunter Pugh, Jorden Edwards, Linkin Stinnett, Brennan and Braelyn Yancey, Lynn and Robert Gooding and a number of cousins, nieces and nephews.

He was past Governor Lynchburg-South Moose Lodge 1727 from 1982-1983 and 1985-1986. Monte joined the Moose Legion Higher Degree of Service in 1978.

He was conferred with the Fellowship Degree of Honor in 1984 and in 1990 was conferred with the Pilgrim Degree of Merit at Mooseheart’s House of God. He was a member of both Altavista Moose Lodge 1433 and Lynchburg South Moose Lodge 1727 and was the Administrator of Altavista Moose Lodge from 2007 – 2011.

He retired a distributor for Archway Cookies and was currently the Administrator’s Assistant at Altavista Moose Lodge 1433.

Monte recently attained his Lifetime Membership into the Moose Fraternity for remaining a member of the Loyal Order of Moose for Fifty (50) years. He was an avid Bluegrass Music fan and enjoyed camping and socializing at numerous festivals. He never met a stranger or ran out of things to talk about.

A private inurnment will be held at Spring Hill Cemetery and the family is planning a Celebration of Life for a later date. At this time, the family will receive visitation at the residence.

In Lieu of flowers please consider a memorial donation to the American Liver Foundation or American Heart Association in his honor.  

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.

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Posted by:
Scott Hart

Posted on:
April 21, 2021

Brenda, we send our deepest sympathy on your loss of Monte. Thank you for sharing his life with the Moose Fraternity all these years. He did so many wonderful things for not only the children at Mooseheart and seniors at Moosehaven, but for all those who needed a helping hand in the larger community. We are forever grateful to have walked this road of life alongside Monte. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

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Clark & Sandra Allen

Posted on:
April 19, 2021

Brenda , We are so sorry to hear about Monte.. Our thoughts and Prayers are with you and family..

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JEAN D SAUNDERS

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April 19, 2021

Brenda My deepest sympathy to you and family in your loss. Wonderful memories of our many years and times together. Monte will surely be missed. Love Jean

Posted by:
Randy Saunders

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April 19, 2021

Brenda and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Monte will be greatly missed, rest in peace brother.

Posted by:
Jack P fisher

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April 19, 2021

Linda and I were sorry to hear about Monte. Thoughts and Prayers to you and the Family. Had alot of good times with "CUZ". He sure enjoyed life and Bluegrass Music.

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Tyler

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April 19, 2021

Brenda and Family, I am sorry to hear about Monte, my thoughts and prayers will be with you all . Linda Tyler

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Janet Thurman

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April 18, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Monte was a great man and good friend. His presence at the Altavista Moose will be greatly missed. RIP our dear friend. Janet & Bobby Thurman

Posted by:
Cathy Maddox

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April 18, 2021

Brenda we are sorry to hear of your loss. Monte was a good man. He was a true Moose Member. He loved the Moose. He always spoke to members of our family. You are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless you Nancy Owens Randy and Cathy Shelia and James Ken and Vicky

 

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