Monte Ray Axtell, 73, passed away September 14, 2012, at Medford Rehabilitation.
Monte was born December 19, 1938, in Ashland, Ore., to Ronald and Helen Axtell.
He was married to Claire Apparcel. He was a truck driver and enjoyed hunting and fishing.
He is survived by sons; Eddie, Tracy, and Terry Axtell and sisters; Darlene Clark, Joan Smeedes, and Dianna Woods; 12 grandchildren, and 20 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his brothers; Dennis and John, and his sister, Joyce.
A celebration of life will be held at 3 p.m., September 22, 2012, at Sonrise Christian Fellowship, 434 S. Oak Street, Central Point, Ore., Norman Smeedes, officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Sonrise Christian Fellowship
Arrangements by Conger-Morris Funeral Directors, Medford, Ore., 541-772-7111.