Funeral services for Bobby Gene Sparks, 77, were held June 3 at Everidge Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine. He died May 31 at his home at Cromona.
Born in Letcher County to the late Rupert Lee and Edna Craft Sparks, he was a brother of the late Ola Mae Leemaster, and had lived for many years in McRoberts.
Surviving are his wife, Sue Sparks; a son, Steven Sparks, Conshohocken, Penn.; two daughters, Cindy Adams and Teresa Gibson, both of Cromona; two brothers, Roger Dale Sparks, Illinois, and Bill Ray Sparks, Radcliff; a sister, Peggy Baker, Dandridge, Tenn.; five grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren.