Mr. Eddie "Teeder" Sparks Jr., age 73, of Olive Hill, passed away Thursday morning, July 20, 2017, at his residence.
He was born March 20, 1944, in Carter County, a son of the late Eddie and Martha Haywood Sparks.
Teeder was of the Christian faith and he enjoyed farming and being outdoors.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Larry Sparks, Robert Sparks, Hiram Sparks and Gary Sparks.
Teeder is survived by three brothers, James Sparks of Olive Hill, Roy Sparks of Owingsville, and Mark Sparks of Emerson, and six sisters, Evalena Hanshaw and Thelma Offill, both of Olive Hill, Ida Boyd, Zelma Behnke, and Jo Ann Mauk, all of Morehead, and Alice Stewart of Germantown. He also leaves many other family member and friends who will sadly miss him.
A graveside service was held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 21, 2017, at the Watson Cemetery in Olive Hill with Brother Gary Sparks officiating.
Globe Funeral Chapel in Olive Hill, cared for all arrangements for Mr. Eddie "Teeder" Sparks.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.globefc.com.
Published on July 21, 2017