2013-01-08 / Obituaries

James R. Sparks, Sr., 76

James R. Sparks James R. Sparks James R. Sparks, Sr., 76 Plainfield, Indiana, passed away January 1, 2013, in Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. Born on September 10, 1936, in Owensboro, Kentucky, he was the son of Carl and Hazel Henning Sparks.

He married Donelda Terry on August 29, 1981.

James was a driver for Roland’s Golden Memories Retirement Club for 10 years. Previously he was a truck driver for Kogers, Inc. and Neier Trucking Company. He also had the honor of serving as a fireman and a police officer in Greencastle, Indiana.

Survivors include his wife, Donelda Sparks; children, Tony (Kathy) Sparks, Debbie (Mark) Hancock, Vangie Lawson, Chris (Kerri) Sparks; grandchildren, Amy, Danielle, Marley, Kaileigh, Beau, Norman, Candi, Wendi; great grandchildren, Keegan, Harley, Desirae, Hunter; 3 brothers and their wives.

His parents, son, James Sparks, Jr., and brother, Tommy Sparks, preceded him in death.

Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 5, at Hall-Baker Funeral Home, Plainfield.

Interment was made in Maple Hill Cemetery, Plainfield.

Following interment a memorial gathering was held at 11:30 a.m. in Roland’s Golden Memories, 855 Southfield Drive, Plainfield. Online condolences may be made at www.bakerfuneralservice.com

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