July 14, 2024

Jarold Edwin Speer
Age: 78
Died: Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at his home in Dighton
Born: November 4, 1938 at Dighton
Parents: Lloyd Clayton & Amanda Blanche (Franz) Speer
Marriages: to Elsie Beth Johnston on August 10, 1963 at Dighton
To Susan Murphy on May 16, 1979 at Tucumcari, New Mexico

Jarold graduated from Dighton High School in 1958. He served in the U.S. Army Reserves from 1954 to 1964. He farmed in Lane County and later did seasonal work in feedlots and crop harvesting. He enjoyed playing the piano and guitar. In his earlier years he earned his pilot license and enjoyed flying. He was preceded in death by his Parents, Son- Jarrett Speer, 6 Brothers- Giles Speer, Paul Speer, Charles Speer, Keith Speer, Roger Speer & Identical Twin Gerald Speer & Sister- Berdyna Wheeler.

Survivors 4 Sons Lloyd Speer Sylvan Grove
Doug Seer Garden City
Dean Speer Dighton
James Speer Hutchinson
Daughter Magen Speer Scott City
Brother Delmar Speer Dighton
2 Sisters Wanda King Glen Elder
LaVona Perkins Blue Springs, Missouri
8 Grandchildren

Funeral Service: 10:30 AM Tuesday
Place United Methodist Church in Dighton
Officiating: Rev Berniece Ludlum
Burial: Dighton Memorial Cemetery
Graveside Rites: American Legion Post # 190 & Kansas Army National Guard
Memorials: United Methodist Church or J.O.Y. Center
In care of Boomhower Funeral Home
Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com