James Ryan Speegle, 69, of Weatherford, passed away Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, at Holland Lake Nursing & Rehab in Weatherford.
A memorial service celebrating his life will be held Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, at 2 p.m., at the Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel, 913 N. Elm Street in Weatherford.
James was born April 22, 1947, in Waco to Arthur and Sue Speegle. He proudly served his country in the US Navy. James married Betty Buckingham in 1968 and together had two children, Amee and Ryan. James had a long sales career at Hooks Lincoln where he treated each customer as family. James was a long-time member of the Kiwanis Club of Weatherford. He had a love for old cars and reading. James will be remembered most for his funny stories and outgoing personality. He always cherished time spent with family, particularly his children and grandchildren.
James is survived by his wife Betty; his children, Amee Garrett and Ryan (Karie) Speegle; grandchildren, Caleb and Joshua Garrett and Rebekah and Rachel Speegle; his siblings, Suzanne Wilson, Craig McConnell and Michael Speegle; and by numerous family and many friends
James was preceded in death by his parents.
Published on January 18, 2017