In loving memory of

James V. Speers
December 27, 1954 - July 11, 2020

James V. Speers, age 65, of Knoxville, TN passed away on Saturday, July 11, 2020.
James was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother and animal lover.
He is preceded in death by his parents, James M. and Betty R. Speers.
He is survived by his loving wife, Deborah Speers; son, Ryan Speers; daughter, Lindsey (Shannon) Gorman; grandchildren, Logan Speers, Cameron Speers, and Hayden Speers; sister, Robin (Steve) Huskey; brothers, Jeffrey M. Speers, and Patrick Speers; sister-in-law, Sherri French; nephew, Cody Speers.
There will be a private burial held at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in James' honor to Young Williams Animal Center. Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Speers family and invites you to view and sign the online registry.


Wanda Gamble wrote on Jul 14, 2020:

"My sincere condolences to Deb Spears and family on the loss of their loved one. I will hold you in prayer. Wanda Gamble. "

Patricia Lewis wrote on Jul 13, 2020:

"Thank you, Jim, for being such a wonderful neighbor and sweet guy. You will be missed! You already know that I will help look out for your girl. Be at peace! Love ya! Pat Lewis"

Debbie and Ray Culotta wrote on Jul 13, 2020:

"We will miss you, Jim. You were a wondetful man and friend. We will always treasure our friendship with you and our friend, your wife Debbie. Our deepest condolences to Debbie and all of your family. Ray and Debbie Culotta "