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Bobby Wesley Speed

December 26, 1954 ~ January 27, 2020 (age 65)


Mr. Bobby Wesley Speed, age 65 of 908 Washington Ave, Sanford, NC passed on Monday, January 27, 2020 at WakeMed Hospital.

Bobby Wesley Speed was born December 26, 1954 and departed this life on January 27, 2020.

He graduated from Benhaven High School, class of 1974 and had a passion for cars, old movies and comics. He was employed by Carolina Trace where he worked on the golf course then later transferred to Carolina Lakes prior to his accident.

Bobby was preceded in death by his parents, Cora Lee Miller and Jessie Miller; his wife, Vicky Faye Speed; his son, Jerome "PJ" Johnson Jr., his grandson, Jerome Johnson III; his maternal and paternal grandparents.

He leaves to cherish his memory: his paternal father, James "Jimmy" Hicks; one son, Eric Wesley Speed; two daughters, Darlene Blue (Vernon) and Tamara Dillard; three grandchildren: London Johnson, Antonio McLeod and Christopher Dillard (Satori); one great grand daughter, Jalaya Johnson and one adoptive grandson, Tyler "TJ" Wallace; two brothers: Jessie Miller (Sandra), and Jeffrey Miller (Gloria); five sisters: Shirley Williams, Mary Lois Hailey (Russell), Corine Kelly (Phillip), Mary Ann Johnson (Montell) and Katrina Ocheltree (Larry); two special friends: Gina Bland and Wayne Pearson and a host of other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Arrangements By: Knotts Funeral Home-Sanford

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Funeral Service
January 31, 2020

2:00 PM
Body of Christ Church
6081 Lemon Springs Road
Sanford, NC 27332

Interment following funeral service
January 31, 2020

Johnsonville Community Cemetery
Hwy #27
Cameron, NC 28326

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