WILLIAM DAVID SPEED, 70, went home to be with
Jesus on Aug. 24, 2019 in Amarillo, TX, with burial
in the Merriman Cemetery near Ranger, TX.
William David Speed was born on June 21, 1949 in
Rising Star, TX to Jack E. & Lula Margaret Rolston
Speed. He attended Ranger High School in the Class
of 1967 at Ranger. He married Joyce Falls (RHS-1967)
in February of 1973 in Ranger. He was a proud
veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Mr. Speed was a
member of Osage Fundamental Baptist Church where
he also was Pastor Emeritus. He enjoyed working
on computers and mechanics. He had taught mechanics
at Ranger College for 14 years prior to his retirement.
Preceding him in death are his parents.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce Speed of Amarillo;
3 children, Chris Speed (RHS-1999) and wife, Christy
of Amarillo, Philip Speed (RHS-2001) and wife, Crystal
of Ranger, and Kandis Speed Bostick (RHS-2003) and
husband, Steven of Amarillo; 8 grandchildren, Pearl,
Preston, Victor, Kaleb, Cheyenne, Celeste, Jonathan,
and Jon; and sisters, Colleen Elder and Linda Daugherty.
David was a wonderful husband, father, and Jeeps. He
will be missed by many.