Ralph Richard Speller, 71, of 508 US 13 North, died Tuesday, January 13, 2009 at Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville.
A native of Bertie County, he was a truck driver with Davenport Oil and worked as a boiler operator at Coulbourn Lumber and served in the National Guard.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Leary Speller of the home; two sons, Richard Speller and Robbie Speller, both of Windsor; one sister, E. Lane Speller Kever of Laguna Hills, CA; and four grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 17 at Siloam Baptist Church with Rev. Jim Cox and Rev. J. N. Baggett officiating. Burial will follow in the Speller Family Cemetery on US 13-17 in Windsor.
The family will receive friends at the home of Robbie Speller at 1328 Cedar Landing Road, Windsor.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Kidney Foundation, 5950 Fairview Road, Suite 550, Charlotte, NC 28210, and the Arthritis Foundation, 4530 Park Road, Suite 230, Charlotte, NC 28209.
Online condolences may be sent to www.walkerfh.net.
Walker Funeral Home of Windsor is serving the Speller family.