Jay Wendell Sparks Sr., 47, of Rigby, passed away at his home Wednesday, April 3, 2013.
He was born June 26, 1965, in Tremonton, Utah, to J. Wendell Sparks and Janeal Forsberg Sparks. He was raised and attended schools in Pocatello, graduating from Pocatello High School.
He continued his education at ISU, graduating from ISU School of Nursing as a registered nurse, specializing in endoscopy.
On Feb. 22, 1985, he married Roselyn Jane Glodo in the Logan LDS Temple.
He worked at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center as a registered nurse.
Jay was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He enjoyed trucks, travel, car shows and Disneyland. He especially loved traveling with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Roselyn Jane Sparks; daughter, Audrey Jane Sparks; and son, Jay Wendell Sparks Jr., all of Rigby; parents, J. Wendell and Janeal Sparks of Pocatello; sisters, Jeri (Dave) Hardy of Harrisville, Utah, and Sheryl (Jim) Davies of Pocatello; and brother, Steve (Karen) Sparks of Pocatello.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 8, at the Grant 1st Ward LDS Chapel, with Bishop Grover Wray conducting. The family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. prior to services at the church. Burial will be in Grant Central Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of Eckersell Memorial Chapel in Rigby.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.eckersellfuneralhome.com.