A private memorial will be at a later date Roger Speckels. As to his wishes there will be no service at this time.

He left this world on July 9, 2018.

He was born on Nov. 30, 1936 in Monahans. He married Beverly Smith on March 14, 1959. He was a proud part of the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army from 1959-62.

Survivors include his wife, Beverly of Ballinger; son, Joe and wife Lynn of Baird; daughter, Lee Ann and husband Ray Dennis of Albemarle, North Carolina; son, Jim Bob and wife Martha of Ballinger; 11 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters; and one brother.