Fred Hart Speed, 72, of Dumas, passed away on July 8, 2017 at Delta Memorial Hospital.

He was Methodist, a veteran in the Air Force, and was employed at the Potlatch paper mill for several years.

He was born September 20, 1944 in Demopolis, Alabama and was the son of the late Morris and Martha Rushing Speed.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers and seven sisters.

Survivors are his wife, JoAnne Speed of Dumas; a son, Preston Speed of Dumas; and a sister, Cecile Chiles of Demopolis, Alabama.

There will be a private family service at a later date. Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Home in Dumas.


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