Robert Daniel Speights



Mr. Robert Daniel Speights, age 77 of Mineola, passed away on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in Tyler. He was born on Nov. 7, 1941, in Mineola to the late Henry Speights and Rosemary Francis Speights.

He was a retired probation officer with Wood County and was a member of First United Methodist Church of Mineola. He was a member of American Legion Post 296 and worked with the Mineola Youth Baseball Foundation for many years. He served on the board of the Mineola Youth Park and was proud to coach the Bombers summer league baseball team.

He is survived by his wife, Deborah Speights of Mineola; son, Randall Speights and his wife Jennifer of Whitehouse; brother, Bill Speights of Mineola; sister, Kathryn Barlow of Mineola; and four grandchildren.

Visitation was Nov. 15 at Beaty Funeral Home.

Funeral services followed with Dr. Mark Neeley conducting. Interment was at Cedar Memorial Gardens in Mineola, with Rodney Harris, John Speights, Garrett Speights, James Boxley and Michael Speights serving as pallbearers.