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Speedwell Presbyterian Church
Wednesday December 9th, 2015

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Robert Lee Speight

Robert Lee Speight, 79, of Commerce passed away Friday, January, 6, 2016.

Robert was born in Fairlie, Texas, on July 3, 1937, to Stella Ruby Rice Speight and John Arthur Speight. He was a dairy farmer. In April, 1957, Robert married Barbara Hunt at the Fire Station in Durant, Oklahoma.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara; his children: daughter, Angela Marie Findley (Paul), son, Robert Lee Speight Jr. (Jennifer) and daughter, Rhonda Kay Speight Robinson; his grandchildren: Casey Petty, Lacy Griffin, Rachel Eddingfield, Dustin, Weston, Colton Speight, Gabby Speight, Katie Goodson, Lauren Newkirk, Sarah Marchand and Michael Robinson; his 18 great-grandchildren; and, his two brothers: J.T Speight and James Speight.

He was preceded in death by his parents Stella and John Speight.

Visitation for Robert will be held on Sunday, January 8, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home of Commerce.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, January 9, 2017, at Cross Trails Cowboy Church, 4761 FM 1563, Fairlie with Bro. Oliver Mowat officiating.

Pallbearers will be Randy Acker, Gary Acker, Roy Neatherley, Chip Nichelson, Jason Cunningham, JR Eudy, Floyd Black and Jackie White.

Honorary pallbearers will be J.T Speight, James Speight, Marvin Bailey, Casey Petty, Michael Robinson, Dustin Speight, Weston Speight, Colton Speight and Gabby Speight.

Interment will follow at Sonora Cemetery.

Interment service follows church service.


Sunday, January 08, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1209 Live Oak Street
Commerce, Texas 75428

Funeral Service

Monday, January 09, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Cross Trails Cowboy Church
4761 FM1563
Fairlie, Texas 754328

Interment service follows church service.

Interment Services

Monday, January 09, 2017
3:00 PM

Sonora Cemetery
6211 County Road 4705
Fairlie, Texas 75428

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I'm so sorry miss Barbara about learning that your husband pass away. My condolences are with you and your family. I'm going to miss seeing him come into brookshires. But I'm not there any more. You will see him again. Just trust in the Lord.💘 you. I pray he will give you strength.

Melissa finney Jan 12 2017 12:00 AM

Sending My Sencerest Sympathy's, Much Love to All.

Vickie Whitebead Jan 9 2017 12:00 AM

I am so very sorry for loss , may God's peace comfort you thru this time .

Sandra Jones Jan 9 2017 12:00 AM

I'm so very sorry for your loss -- he was a good man, he will be missed

arnold richardson Jan 9 2017 12:00 AM

Prayers for you and family.

Kim Hester Little Jan 9 2017 12:00 AM

RIP Mr. Speight

Ronnie King Jan 8 2017 12:00 AM

Hold on to your memories, and let them guide you during this time of sadness.

Jerry and Joanna Matlock Jan 8 2017 12:00 AM

Praying for the Speight Family. Sorry for your loss.

Angie Lancaster-Paschal Jan 8 2017 12:00 AM

Barbara and family. So sorry to hear about the passing of Robert Lee. He was one of the special cousins in our family. He was always there for our family when my parents & my sister passed away. He was really special to all of the Quinn family and the Speight family. We will miss him at the Speight Family Reunions. Prayers are with all of you at this time of need. Love Karen Quinn James

Karen Quinn James Jan 7 2017 12:00 AM

Barbara and family, praying for God's strength and understanding for you . So sorry for your loss.

Carolyn (May) Cole Jan 7 2017 12:00 AM