HAUGHTON – Billy Otho Speir passed away Sunday, July 19, at home with his daughter by his side. He was 75 years old. He had fought a long hard battle with multiple medical problems. Billy will be cremated. He and Lois’ ashes will be spread over a special spot in a private ceremony, as he requested.
Billy was a member of Airline Baptist Church. He retired from Arkla Gas in 1996 after 37 1/2 years of service.
Billy was born in Chestnut, LA on July 4, 1940 to parents Leona and R.O. Speir. He is preceded in death by the love of his life, his wife of 54 years, Lois Jones Speir. Also preceded by his parents, one brother, and one sister.
Billy is survived by his loving daughter, Kristi Speir; brother, Jack Speir (Jan); sisters, Ruby Hatcher (Gerald) and Gladie Land; and numerous nieces and nephews. He also had a son, Terry Speir, and grandson, Alex Speir.
Special thanks to all who provided great care and support to Billy all of these years.