Edward E. Speed
Services for Edward E. Speed will be held Saturday, March 8, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home Chapel, with Reverends Taylor Wallace and Macon Phillips officiating. Burial will be in Enterprise Cemetery.
Mr. Speed, 77, of Enterprise died Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at the VA Hospital in Jackson. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force where he served for twenty-three years. Mr. Speed was a member of the 101st Airborne and he served two tours in Vietnam. After his retirement he worked for the Clarke County Sherriff Department and Loomis Armored Transport. Mr. Speed was a member of the Enterprise Baptist Church. He will always be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather and for his love of his country.
Survivors include his wife of fifty-six years, Judith L. Speed of Enterprise; daughter, Janet Lynn Trawick and husband Rickey, of Meridian; son, Edwin Speed and wife Melissa of York, Pennsylvania; grandchildren, Christopher J. Trawick, Andrea Speed, Brian Speed, Jeremiah Trawick, Elizabeth Virginia King, Cameron Speed and Deanna Speed; great-grandchildren, Kahla Trawick, Cole Trawick and Savannah Trawick; sister, Evelyn Mallard and husband I.C. of Enterprise; brothers, Paul Speed and wife Mary of Enterprise and Jimmy Speed and wife Margarita of Madrid, Spain; sister-in-law, Bessie Dell Speed of Enterprise and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Charles Speed.
The family requests memorials be made to the Disabled American Veterans.
Pallbearers will be John Alston Brown, Randy Kidd, Mark Kidd, Dennis Adams, James Robert Kamper and Mickey Taylor.
Family and friends may sign the online guest book at robertbarhamffh.com.
Visitation will be held Friday from 5:00 p.m. until7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Robert Barham Family Funeral Home
6300 Hwy 39 North
Meridian, MS 39305