Darrell Phillip Speer

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Darrell Speer, 64, of Rector, passed from this life on July 15, 2014. He was born to the late Oscar and Versie (Jetton) Speer in Rector, Arkansas on September 14, 1949.

Darrell enjoyed life to the fullest. He spent his time serving our country in the war, farming, doing carpenter work, fishing and hunting, but the most important to him was being with his family, especially his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Linda (Reaves) Speer, who he married on July 20, 1973; his children, Amy Speer of Rector and Jason and Kara Speer of Paragould; two grandchildren, Lindy Speer and Carter McBride; two brothers, Weldon & Susie Speer of Miami, Oklahoma and Aaron and Sue Speer of Marmaduke and a sister, Sandra and Gail Benson of Piggott, along with many other family members who will miss him greatly.

Visitation will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 16, at the First United Methodist Church in Rector. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 17, with Mace Straubel and Freddie Barker officiating. Interment will be at the Woodland Heights Cemetery.

Those who wish may sign the online condolence book at www.irbyfuneralhome.com