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Robert Lee Speight

July 3, 1937 — January 6, 2017

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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Wednesday, December 9, 2015

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Speedwell Presbyterian Church

862 Iron Works Rd., Reidsville, NC 27320

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