David and Susan Speaker celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on December 21, 2018. They were high school sweethearts and married in 1968 at the First Lutheran Church in Fort Smith, AR.

David was a District Manager for Novartis Pharmaceutical Company and retired at the end of December in 2010. Susan is an Attorney and retired from Hertz at the end of 2015. The couple have two children: David Allen Speaker (Lindsay) of The Woodlands, TX and Melissa Speaker of Tulsa. They also have three grandchildren: Cole Saffell, Graham Speaker and Helen Speaker. Their children hosted a dinner at McGill's in their honor to celebrate the occasion.