William E. Montgomery, general manager of the Westinghouse Space Division who had lived in Severna Park since 1963, died Monday at North Arundel Hospital after an apparent heart attack. He was 52.
Services for Mr. Montgomery will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Barranco and Sons Funeral Home, Ritchie Highway and Robinson Road.
He was named manager of the space division in 1981. Earlier, he managed the Advanced Systems Department of the Westinghouse Aerospace Division. The electrical engineer began his association with Westinghouse in 1961, working on both the development and production of electronic systems. He and his family lived in Towson when they first moved to the Baltimore area.
In 1977, he received a Special Achievement Award from the secretary of the Air Force for his contributions to the space program.
He is survived by his wife of 30 years, the former Jeannette Harrison; a daughter, Martha Elizabeth Doggett of Charlotte; a son, William E. Montgomery IV of Severna Park; and his mother, Helen Montgomery of Wylie, S.C.