Lee Sparks (2018-12-13 15:44:37)

Lee Sparks, age 90, of Phil Buchanan Road in Spruce Pine, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, December 10, 2018 at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine.

Born on June 20, 1928 in Lincoln, NE, he was the son of the late Avery and Bonnie Callahan Sparks. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Dorothy Buchanan Sparks who passed away in 2000. He was also preceded in death by an infant son; Dennis Sparks; his daughters; Shelia Sparks Buchanan and Lisa Sparks McKinney; his sisters; Arlene McKinney and Edith Scott; and his stepsons; Larry and David Cannon.

Lee was a member and deacon of the Pine Branch Baptist Church. He loved the Lord, his church and church family. He was retired from Pepsi Cola with more than thirty years of service. He loved working and enjoyed fishing.

The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence at the funeral service honoring the life of Lee Sparks on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 2:30 pm at the Pine Branch Baptist Church with the Rev’s. Bobby Joe Greene, Walter Ponder, and Steve Williams officiating. A time to support the family, share memories and receive friends will be on Thursday, December 13, 2018 from 1:00 pm until 2:30 pm at the Pine Branch Baptist Church. Interment will be in the Pine Branch Baptist Church Cemetery.

Left to cherish his memories are his wife of seventeen years; Clara Shirley Sparks of the home; his son; Kenny Sparks and wife, Tiny of Spruce Pine; his grandchildren; Chad Buchanan and wife, Jan of El Centro, CA; Michael Buchanan and wife, Thea of Spruce Pine; Bryan Sparks and wife, Elizabeth of Spruce Pine; and Lacy McKinney of Spruce Pine; his great grandchildren; Ty Sparks, Reagan Sparks, and Emma Buchanan; step grandchildren; Charlie Cannon, Dawn Dirhold, and James Cannon; special friends; Ray and Shirley Boone; and several nieces and nephews.

Flowers will be accepted and appreciated or donations may be made to; Pine Branch Baptist Church Lottie Moon Christmas Offering; 48 Church Road; Spruce Pine, NC 28777.

Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to our website;, selecting Lee Sparks’ name and then you may sign his guestbook. Webb Funeral Home of Spruce Pine is honored to be assisting the Sparks family. Mr. Sparks’ obituary has also been posted on Facebook for viewing.

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Pine Brach Baptist Church Lottie Moon Christmas Offering
48 Church Road
Spruce Pine, NC 28777

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