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3701 East 7th Street
Joplin, MO 64801
Phone: (417) 781-1711
Fax: (417)-781-3916
David Speed

David L. Speed

Sunday, February 19th, 1956 - Thursday, December 31st, 2020
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Obituary

David L. Speed, age 64 of Grove, OK, passed away on Thursday December 31, 2020, at Freeman Hospital, following an illness.

David was born on February 19, 1956 in Clinton, OK, the son of C. Leon and Lahoma (Shelton) Speed. He served his country in the United States Army and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He married Christy Petree on April 3, 1973. Together they were blessed with three children.
David worked as a truck driver for Sitton Motor Lines and for the City of Joplin as a heavy equipment operator.

He was a member of the Assemblies of God. He was also a member of the American Legion. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, boating, spending time with friends and family.
David is survived by his wife Christy Speed, Grove, OK; a daughter, Christina Senerchia and husband Steve, Joplin, MO; a son David Wayne Speed and wife Chasta, Seneca, MO.; his sister, Anita Price, Huntsville, AR.; and nine grandchildren; Brandon Speed, Brittany Weber, Zack Hendricks, Dustin Cross, Shane Hendricks, Catelynn Cross, Kelsey Wright, Dominic Senerchia and Ryan Senerchia.

He was preceded in death by a son, William “Bill” Speed, his mother, Lahoma Curnutte, and father, Leon Speed.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at Mason-Woodard Chapel. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery. The family visitation will be 6-7:00 p.m. Monday at Mason-Woodard Chapel.

Arrangements are under the direction of Mason-Woodard Mortuary & Crematory.
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  • Visitation

    Monday, January 4th, 2021 | 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Monday, January 4th, 2021 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Mason-Woodard Chapel
    Address
    3701 East 7th Street
    Joplin, Missouri 64801
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  • Service

    Tuesday, January 5th, 2021 | 2:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, January 5th, 2021 2:00pm
    Location
    Mason-Woodard Chapel
    Address
    3701 East 7th Street
    Joplin, Missouri 64801
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  • Interment

    Sunday, January 5th, 2020 | 3:00pm
    When
    Sunday, January 5th, 2020 3:00pm
    Location
    Mount Hope Cemetery
    Address
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    Missouri 64870

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