Terry Speer, 69, Melvern: Sept. 6, 1949 – July 31, 2019

MELVERN, Kan. – Terry Speer, 69, passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at Midland Hospice House, Topeka, Kan. He was born Sept. 6, 1949, in Dodge City, Kan., the son of Enyard and Eula Brown Speer.

Terry grew up in Dodge City and moved to Wellsville, Kan., in 1969. He moved to a farm near Melvern, Kan., in 1974. Terry worked in construction as a crane operator, and then for the Osage County Road and Bridge Department until his retirement.

Terry was preceded in death by his parents, Enyard and Eula; three brothers, Larry Speer, Ronnie Speer and Darrell Speer; and two sisters, Corkey Wilson and Leota Moss.

Terry is survived by two brothers, Cleo Speer and Don Speer, both of Wellsville; five sisters, Linda Wilks and Vivian Wise, both of Melvern, Danna Riggs, Laramie, Wyo., Becky Burnett, Newton, Kan., and Vickie Hall, Hutchison, Kan.; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 5, at the Melvern Cemetery. The family will receive friends 3-5 p.m. Sunday, at Feltner Funeral Chapel, Lyndon.

Memorial contributions may be made to Midland Hospice Care, sent in care of Feltner Funeral Home, 818 Topeka Ave., Lyndon, KS 66451. Condolences can be left at feltnerfuneralhome.com.

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