Eddie Speed was born in Speedville, Florida to the late Idell Speed and Annabell (Maybell) Hires. He was employed with the Perrymans for 38 years as a grill chef and an equipment manager. He was a loyal Florida State fan. Mr. Speed was an avid bulldog breeder being the owner of “Speedville Bullies”.
He leaves to mourn his wife of 17 years Mary Raley. His three daughters: Ja’Lisha Hall, Anesha Nicole Bright and Anditia Bright of Interlachen, Florida. His two sons: Shaun Raley and Jurod Hill of Interlachen, Florida. His grandson: Ka’Lonii King Ford of Interlachen, Florida. His aunt: Ella Mae Young of Eailton, Florida. His uncle Howard Hires of Madison, Florida. His four sisters: Annette Speed, Victoria Davis (Ron), Rose Johnson of Keystone Heights, Florida and Shawnita Hires (Fred) of Fairbanks, Florida. His two brothers: Bobby Simmons (Evelyna) and Felix Morgan (Candace) of Gainesville, Florida. He also leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and sorrowing friends.
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