William “Bill” Lee Speck of Ashville, Ohio passed away Fri. July 12, 2019. He was born May 19, 1943 in Portsmouth to the late Owen and Etta (Schaffer) Speck.
Bill served in the United States Marine Corp, member of Sunrise Lodge 783 in which he was a 32nd degree Mason and member of AMVETS post 2256 in Circleville. Bill enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, and gardening. He enjoyed helping others in any way he could and he had a smile that would lite up a room.
He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Gay Manley Speck; son William Lee Speck, Jr. (Tonya); daughter Tabatha (Chad) Carson. He has 4 grandsons, David Speck, Brett Carson, Isaac Meister and Nick Goodridge; brothers Robert (Judy) Speck and Lonnie (Donna) Speck. He is also a beloved uncle of many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a sister Sandra Kay Speck.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the So. Bloomfield United Methodist Church, 5027 Second St. West, So. Bloomfield 43103 with a Celebration of Life Service to follow at 2:00 p.m. with a nephew Dr. Randall Holdman officiating. Immediately following the service AMVETS will have a Military Service, Then a Masonic Service. The family request donations be made to Shriners Hospital for Childrens Burn Unit 3229 Burnet Ave. Cincinnati 45229 C/O Donations for development. Arrangements by Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home, Ashville. Online condolences to olivercheekfuneralhome.com