Marion D. Speelman, 84, of Long Bottom, Ohio, formerly of Lancaster, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, February 2, 2013, at the Rocksprings Rehabilitation in Pomeroy, Ohio. He was born on March 19, 1928, in New Lexington, to the late Arthur and Rachel (Connelly) Speelman. Marion was a semi truck driver for 32 years. He enjoyed playing the steel guitar for the Country Classics Band.
Marion is survived by his wife of 54 years, Ann (Moury) Speelman; daughter, Nancy Jane Speelman; son, Faron Speelman; step-son, Jeffrey (Jo Dene) Thress; sister, Katherine (Addie) Person; grandchildren, Nathan, Nicholas, Colton, Savannah, Christian, Jason, Jacqueline, Brittany, Kristin, Jeffrey; eight great-granddaughters; brother-in-law, George Newman; nieces; and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, and sisters.
Private Services will be held at a later date. Cremation has taken place. Entombment will be in Fairview Cemetery. The Sheridan Funeral Home, Lancaster, Ohio, is handling the arrangements.