Nolan Lee Speir, age 65, of Wimberley, Texas was born on August 22, 1955, and died in his home peacefully on Monday, June 14, 2021. Lee was an Austin native, having attended Webb and Lamar Middle School and McCallum High School where his love for sports flourished.
After high school, Lee had coached several youth Baseball and Football teams eventually leading to founding the Kyle Invaders Youth Football organization in Kyle, Texas. Beyond sports, Lee also enjoyed working with children as a school bus driver for Hays, Eanes, Dripping Springs, and Wimberley ISD where he was always quick to play a friendly prank or joke to keep the children entertained. He also was an avid hunter whose favorite time of year was deer season.
Lee was proceeded in death by his parents Buford Ray and Vivian Speir, daughter Tami Speir, and nephew Greg Speir. He is survived by his daughter Lindsay Rupert and her husband Larry, grandchildren Faith and Noah Rupert, brothers Ray and Kim Speir, and sister Cathy Kallman.
Funeral service was held Friday, June 18, 2021, at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home followed by burial at Austin Memorial Park.
Honoring Lee as pallbearers will be: Scott Summers, Brooks Ratliff, John Simpson, David Buaas, Masen Speir, Stephen Rupert, Richard Dixon, and John Bonoan. Honorary pallbearer will be Brandon Speir.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to the Kyle Invaders to help sponsor children and grow the program. Donations can be made using: Paypal: kyfapres@gmail, Venmo: @Kyle_Invaders, Checks: Please make checks payable to: Kyle Youth Football Association 5401 S FM 1626 STE 170-138 Kyle, TX 78640
Arrangements by Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, Austin, Texas – (512) 452-8811. Remembrances may be shared at www.wcfish.com.