John D. Sparks
John David ‘Pops’ Sparks, 84, of West Paducah, passed away at 9:49 a.m. Friday, June 21, 2013, at his residence. Mr. Sparks was a member of Southland Baptist Temple, a retired electrician with Sparks Construction, and a U.S. Army veteran.
He is survived by a daughter, Johnna Dee Sparks of West Paducah; one granddaughter, Tabitha Pozas of West Paducah; two great-grandchildren, Javier Mora and Silvia Pozas, and one sister, Sandra Gaddis of Owensboro.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Louise Harris Sparks, and two brothers, Mahlon Sparks and William Sparks. His parents were John Samuel Sparks and Thelma Christian Sparks.
A memorial graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 27, 2013, at Harris Cemetery with the Rev. Topper Council officiating. There will be no visitation. Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Kentucky Chapter, 301 East Main St., Suite 100, Louisville, KY 40202; and to: American Cancer Society, 3140 Parisa Dr., Paducah, KY 42003.
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