HAMPTON - Wayne A. Speas, 78, died Wednesday, July 29, 2009.
Born in Iowa, Mr. Speas had been a Hampton resident since 1996 and was a member of Bethel Baptist Church. He had served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and had worked many years in feed sales in the mid-west.
Mr. Speas is survived by his wife, Jacqueline Speas; daughters, Cynthia Walker and husband, Brent, Michal Scroggins and husband, William; sons, Daniel Speas and wife, Kim, and Matthew Speas; sisters, Iva Gene Beckett, Ruby Blankenship, Marie Ellingston, Joyce Hartz; brothers, Merrill Speas, Gerald Speas and Keith Speas; sister in law, Phyllis Parker; 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home, Downtown Hampton. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3, 2009, at Bethel Baptist Church, Hampton, by Pastor Lloyd V. Donica with interment to follow in Oakland Cemetery.
The family requests that memorial donations be sent to the Extend The Vision fund at Bethel Baptist Church, 1647 Briarfield Rd., Hampton, VA 23669. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.
Published in [Newport News] Daily Press from July 31 to August 1, 2009