William Pope Speed, 83, of Beaufort, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at home.
He was born on Nov. 30, 1929, in Manhattan, N.Y. He was an electrical engineer with IBM.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church with the Rev. John B. Carlisto officiating.
Interment will follow in the church columbarium with military honors.
He is survived by his wife, Marion Speed; one daughter, Robbin Speed of Havelock; two sisters, Julie Burnham of Los Angeles and Sally Nadelman of Tampa, Fla.; and three granddaughters.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 215 Ann St., Beaufort, NC 28516 or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101.
Arrangements are by Brooks Funeral Home and Crematory of Morehead City.