Gary W. Sparks
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Gary W. Sparks, 56, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, June 26, 2011 at Charlier Hospice Center.
Gary had been a fork lift operator and worked for Bristol Myers for 32 years. He was a member of Resurrection Catholic Church. He was also a member of the Helfrich Men's Golf Club and had played on the Senior Amateur Golf Tour.
He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Tracy (Lappe) Sparks of Evansville and two daughters, Holly (Nick) Jahn and Brandy Sparks, both of Indianapolis. Also surviving are two brothers, Don (Kathy) Sparks of Canton, Ohio and Darrell (Rita) Sparks of Evansville.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Evelyn (Savage) and J. D. Sparks and a sister, Ramona Morrow.
Funeral services will begin at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at Resurrection Catholic Church, Rev. Philip Kreilein officiating. Private burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
Friends may visit with the family from 2:00 until 7:00 P.M. Tuesday at Pierre Funeral Home, 2601 W. Franklin Street and from 9:00 A.M. until service time Wedensday at Resurrection Catholic Church.
A prayer service will be held at 6:45 P.M. at the funeral home on Tuesday.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to Resurrection Catholic Church, 5301 New Harmony Road, Evansville, IN 47720
Condolences may be left online at www.pierrefuneralhome.com.
Published in Courier Press on June 27, 2011