Mark Speed

Mark Speed

July 29, 1962 - Oct. 23, 2017

Mark Speed of Zorn, TX, beloved son, husband, and father passed away at his home on Oct. 23, 2017, at the age of 55. He was born in San Marcos, TX, on July 29, 1962 to Harley Logan and Priscilla Ann (York) Speed.

A 1980 graduate of San Marcos High School, Mark married Jo Ann Roberts in April of 1987 and they enjoyed 30 years of marriage. He worked at Crystal Clear Water as General Manager for 33 years and served as a board member for Canyon Regional Water for many years. Mark was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, and cattle ranching.

He is survived by his parents; his wife, Jo Ann (Roberts) Speed; son, Garrett Speed of Zorn, TX; daughter, Brittany Foster and husband, Marcus of Shallowater, TX; two sisters, his twin sister, Debbie Powers and husband, GIII of Zorn, TX, and Sherry Speed and Paul Kocman of Bryan, TX; step-grandmother, Bonnie York of Victoria, TX; as well as several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and beloved friends.

He is preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents.

Family will receive friends at Pennington Funeral Home, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017. Mark’s life will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Friday, Oct. 27, 2017 in the Pennington Memorial Chapel, with the Rev. Janet Hahn officiating. Interment to follow at the Staples Cemetery in Staples, TX.

Memorial contributions may be made to Donate Life Texas or a charity of choice.

Arrangements by Pennington Funeral Home, 323 North Comanche, San Marcos, TX 78666, 512-353-4311.

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