James Edward "Buddy" Sparrow, 55, of Covington Avenue, Springfield, passed away at 5:50 p.m., Friday, June 6, 2014, at the UK Health Care Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington.
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He was born in Lebanon, Ky., on August 1, 1958, to Marvin Eugene and Mary Hazel Lewis Sparrow.
He was a member of the Brush Grove Baptist Church and was a long-time employee of the Lawrenceburg Cemetery.
Preceding him in death was his father, Marvin E. Sparrow on December 25, 2005.
Survivors include, his son, Michael Sparrow (Natosha) of Lawrenceburg; two grandchildren, William Edward Sparrow and Kasey Renee Sparrow; his fiancé, Joni Harrell of Springfield, his mother, Mary Hazel Sparrow of Springfield; a sister, Linda Peach (Kenny) of Lawrenceburg and two brothers, Larry Sparrow (Janet) of Springfield and Hershell Sparrow (Kathy) of Springfield.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, June 10, at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Everett Hood, pastor of the Brush Grove Baptist Church, officiating.
Burial was in the High View Cemetery at Chaplin.
Serving as honorary pallbearer was Richard Chance.
Casket bearers were Phillip Sparrow, Ricky Lewis, Quinn Hawkins, Ronald Dale Lewis, Harold Sparrow and John Harrell.
Carey and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Springfield Sun on June 11, 2014
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