GREER, SC-- David Eugene Sparks, 73, 614 W. Gap Creek Road, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2013. A native of Clinton, he was the son of the late George Sparks and Edna Glenn Sparks and the husband of Linda Whelchel Marchbanks-Sparks. He retired from the US Coast Guard and was a recipient of the Gold Life Savings Medal for his heroic efforts.
Survivors also include a son, David Sparks Jr. of Campobello; a brother, Gerald Sparks of Spartanburg; a sister, Rosa Sherbert of Woodruff; and two grandchildren, Trinity Sparks, and Nathan Sparks. He was predeceased by a sister and a brother.
Graveside services will be 2:30 pm Thursday, May 9th at MJ Dolly Cooper Veteran Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 12:00 pm until 1:00 pm at Stribling Funeral Home prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to the DAV Chapter 39 Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 39, 2055 Edwards Lake Road, Greer, SC 29651.
Online condolences can be given at striblingfuneralhome.net
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