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Herman E. Speakman

August 4, 1931 ~ February 19, 2017 (age 85)
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Herman E. Speakman, 85, of Circleville passed from this life on Sunday morning, Feb. 19, 2017 in Berger Hospital, Circleville.  He was born Aug. 4, 1931 in Ross County, the son of Forrest C. and Mirla B. (Hupp) Speakman.  On Oct. 15, 1954 he married Ada Cox who preceded him in death on May 4, 2012.

Surviving are daughters, Carla Case and Beth (Tracy) Barnes, all of Circleville; sons, Jeff (Becky) Speakman, Chillicothe and Todd (Natalie) Speakman, Grove City; grandchildren, Jennifer, Brandon, Kevin, Amanda, Aimee, Christopher, Kaitlyn and Courtney; 7 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Jeannine Mowery and Bonnie Jo Samuel, both of Chillicothe.  He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, John Mark Speakman, son-in-law, Jack Case and grandsons, Shawn and Brent Speakman.

Mr. Speakman was a Marine Corps veteran, serving during the Korean War.  He was a mechanic for Hardin Chevrolet with 42 years of service where he ran the wrecker service for many years and was a  member of Bethel U. M. Church.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 in the FAWCETT OLIVER GLASS AND PALMER FUNERAL HOME with Rev. Lonnie Hamlin officiating.  Burial will follow in Forest Cemetery, Circleville with military graveside rites by AMVETS Post 2256.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Wednesday.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1379 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215.


The Fawcett Oliver Glass and Palmer Funeral Home is honored to serve the Speakman family. 

 Service Information

February 22, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Fawcett Oliver Glass and Palmer Funeral Home
77 East Fifth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601

Funeral Service
February 23, 2017

11:00 AM
Fawcett Oliver Glass and Palmer Funeral Home
77 East Fifth Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601

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