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“I am sorry about Lewis, but I just found out today. May god be with you and the family as you go through. ”
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Lewis N. Speer, 80, of Lowndesville, husband of the late Shirley Davis Speer, died Monday, August 31, 2015 at the Abbeville Nursing Home. He was born in Abbeville County to the late Beverly Henry Speer and Eva Cann Speer. Mr. Speer proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He retired from Jackson Mill in Iva and was a member of Smyrna United Methodist Church. Mr. Speer was an avid NASCAR fan. Jeff Gordon was his favorite driver and his winning was a source of much pleasure. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a brother, James Baker Speer and a sister, Alice Ashley. Mr. Speer is survived by a brother, Ben Speer and his wife Carol of Abbeville; two sisters, Helen Speer of Abbeville and Beverly Willis of Bentonia, Mississippi; a very close, special friend, Connie Powell and her family of Lowndesville and a favorite niece Betty White also of Lowndesville. The family will receive friends from 2:00PM to 3:00PM Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at Harris Funeral Home. Funeral services will begin on Wednesday, September 2 at 3:30PM in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Scotty Willoughby officiating. Burial will follow in the Smyrna United Methodist Church cemetery. The family expresses their appreciation to Abbeville EMS, Dr. Johnston and his staff at the Wound Care Center, along with Alan Hughes and everyone at Abbeville Nursing Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Smyrna United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, PO Box 100, Lowndesville, SC 29659 or a charity of one's choice. A message of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.harrisfuneral.com

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