John F. Speer, Jr.
Anderson, SC - John Fleetwood Speer, Jr., 80, passed away Saturday, May 8, 2021.
Born in Anderson, SC, he was the son of the late John Fleetwood Speer, Sr. and Una Mae Burriss Speer. John was a graduate of Anderson Boys High School and the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy. He served in the U.S. Army Reserve. He was the retired owner and operator of Orr Gray Drug Store. He was a member of Central Presbyterian Church where he had served as a Deacon and Elder. John was also a member of the Anderson Kiwanis Club and the Anderson County Historical Society.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy Prevost Speer; three sons, John Prevost Speer (Tammy), Charles Keith Speer (Sarah), and Richard Williamson Speer (Kimberly); and five grandchildren, Matthew, Katherine, Jackson, Graham, and Cooper.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Joan S. Shillinglaw.
A private family graveside service was held.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Central Presbyterian Church, 1404 North Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621.
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Published by Anderson Independent-Mail from May 12 to May 13, 2021.