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George C. Speer, age 89 of Cadiz-Harrisville Rd, Cadiz, Ohio died Thursday, March 27, 2014 at his home. He was born Oct. 22, 1924 in Georgetown, Ohio, son of the late Charles “C.J.” and Belle King Speer.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Evelyn J. Hibinger Speer; twin infant daughters; two brothers, Theodore and Curtis Speer; and a sister, Florence “Flossie” Mason.

Friends may be received to pay tribute to George and celebrate his life Sunday, March 30, 2014 from 2-4 and 6-8 at the Borkoski Funeral Home in Adena. Funeral services will be conducted Monday morning at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Msgr. John Kolesar officiating. Full military services will be conducted at Holly Memorial Gardens in Pleasant Grove, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to Charity Hospice of Wintersville, Ohio.

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.