Monty R. Chase

August 29, 2022

Monty R. Chase, 67, of Marshall, MO, died Friday, August 26, 2022, at his home surrounded by family.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, September 1, 2022, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. Visitation will be from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 2, 2022, at Sinking Creek Cemetery in Everton, MO. Memorials are suggested to Gill Memorial Building Fund or Fitzgibbon-Mary Montgomery Hospice. An online guestbook is available at

Born October 27, 1954, in Tulsa, OK, he was the son of the late William Chase and Carla Wyatt Chase. Monty was raised in Marshall, AR, and was a 1972 graduate of Marshall High School. He then graduated from College of the Ozarks in 1976 with a degree in agribusiness. On May 29, 1976, he married Beth Cantrell, who survives of the home. Monty worked at Ham Hill Farms in rural Marshall, MO from 1975 to 1985. In 1985 that he began his 31 year career with Marshall Municipal Utilities, retiring in 2016 as the director of underground facilities. Following his retirement he worked part-time and seasonally at Mid-State Seeds. Monty enjoyed fishing, was a member of Crappie Masters, and could often be found at the Salt Fork YMCA. He was a member of Gill Memorial Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife, Beth; he is survived by two daughters, Celtina Kris Reinert (David) of Kansas City, MO and Krystle Danelle Chase Circello (Casey) of Livonia, LA; two grandchildren, Evelyn and Frederick Reinert; five siblings: Carla Sue Williamson of Tuttle, OK, Peggy Spurlock of Monett, MO, Perry Chase (Helen) of Marshall, AR, Robin Triplett (Larry) of Hollis, OK, and Billie Walters (Ken) of Monett, MO; his mother-in-law, Junie Cantrell of Everton, MO; two brothers-in-law, Dan Cantrell (Vickie) of Fordland, MO and Dale Cantrell of Greenfield, MO; as well as many nieces, nephews, and other extended family.

Monty was preceded in death by his parents, William and Carla; and one brother, Toby Chase.