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Harlan (Buster) Sparks, Campbellsville, KY (1928-2012)

He was a native of Adair County, KY, and the patriarch of a highly regarded Taylor County, KY family. He was retired from Kentucky Utilities and a member of the Campbellsville Christian Church.

Harlan "Buster" Sparks, 84, of Campbellsville, KY, died Wednesday, June 6, 2012, in Campbellsville, KY.

Funeral services will be at 11amET/10amCT, Saturday, June 9, 2012 at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Minister Joe Hatchett. Burial will be in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, 3878 Greensburg Road, Campbellsville, KY.

Pallbearers: Kim Bailey, George Morris, Dean Rhodes, Kenny Squires, Jake Squires, and Willie White.

Harlan (Buster) Sparks, Campbellsville, KY (1928-2012)

Harlan "Buster" Sparks of Campbellsville, KY, was the son of the late W. B. Sparks and Onie C. Hayes Sparks. He was born in Adair County, KY, Sunday, February 19, 1928. He died Wednesday, June 6, 2012, in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 84 years, 3 months, and 16 days Age: 84

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Campbellsville Christian Church.He was a fifty year member of the Pitman Masonic Lodge No. 124 F & A M.

He was retired from Kentucky Utilities.

He united in marriage to Grace Bailey November 24, 1949.

Besides his wife, Grace Sparks, he is survived by the following:
  • One daughter and one son: Carol Tucker and husband, Ivan of Campbellsville, KY, and David Sparks and wife, Johnnie of Lexington, KY

  • Four grandchildren: Alison Sparks of Lexington, KY; Kenny Squires and wife, Sabina of Louisiana; Richard Squires and wife, Kristi of North Carolina, and Jake Squires of Campbellsville, KY

  • One brother and one sister: Uriel C. Sparks and wife, Linda of Louisville, KY; and Enola Davidson and husband, Dave of Indiana

  • One sister in law, Elizabeth Sparks of Albuquerque, New Mexico

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by one brother and one sister: Donald Sparks and Thera Reliford.

Send a condolence to the family of Harlan Sparks

The Parrott & RamseyFuneral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY in charge of arrangements.

The family requests expressions of sympathy be donations to the Alzheimer's Association, Hospice of Central Kentucky or Campbellsville Christian Church Building Fund and may be made at the funeral home.

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