Gilbert D. Sparrow, 87, of Mt. Eden died Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Baptist Health in Louisville.
He was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. He was a lifetime farmer.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Margie Shouse Sparrow; parents, Ernest and Lillie Mae Richardson Sparrow; brothers, Ray, Carl, Wilbert, Cecil, Kenneth Marion Sparrow and sisters, Geneva Hagerman, Anna Keeling and Mary Elizabeth Sparrow.
He is survived by his daughter, Martha Lorane Crenshaw (William), Mt. Eden; son, Gilbert Raymond Sparrow (Nancy), Mt. Eden; grandsons, Tim Crenshaw (Jamie), Charlestown, IN; Ronnie Crenshaw (Nicole), Clarksville, IN; granddaughter, Brandie Cissell (Travis), Bardstown; great grandchildren, Max Crenshaw, Charlestown, IN; Taylor Cissell and Payton Cissell, both of Bardstown; sister, Christine McGee, Waddy; numerous nieces and nephews; great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at the Shannon Funeral Home with Bro. Roy Temple, Jr. officiating. Visitation will be 2-8 P.M. Monday, April 21st at the funeral home. Burial will be in Best Cemetery in Anderson County.
Expressions of sympathy may be made toward the funeral expenses.