Loving father and brother

Frank T. Speck, loving father and brother, age 80, of Laurie, passed away Wednesday, February 20, 2013, at his home. He was born January 26, 1933, in Independence, Missouri, a son of the late Edward A. and Nellie M. (Hill) Speck.

Frank owned and operated the Beauty View Resort in Gravois Mills for close to 20 years until his retirement.

In his earlier years, he enjoyed motorcycle racing. He also obtained his private pilot’s license and enjoyed flying. In addition, Frank was an outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his son, Gene Speck of Independence, Missouri; his daughter, Trisha Goodfellow of Independence, Missouri; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; his brother, Max Miller; his sister, Doris Parker; and many other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Roy Miller and sisters, Leslie Dean Miller and Rena Marie Harper.

There are no memorial services planned at this time. Expressions of sympathy may be left online at www.kidwellgarber.com. Cremation arrangements are under the direction and care of the Kidwell-Garber Laurie/Sunrise Beach Chapel.