|Birth: ||May 15, 1935|
|Death: ||Nov. 12, 2008|
St. Joseph County
Sparkman, Lewis "Sparky", age 73, formerly of Rensselaer
passed away November 12, 2008 at Rivercrest Hospital in Mishawaka, IN. Sparky came to Indiana from Kentucky in 1953 and lived in Rensselaer until 12 years ago when he moved to Parkview Rest Home in Winamac. For 30 years he was the owner and operator of the Rensselaer Taxi. He had also worked at Babcock Stone Quarry and Gehring Farms.
He was born May 14, 1935 in Vest, Kentucky, the son of Willie Sparkman and Maggie (Shepherd) Combs. He was raised in Kentucky and attended school there.
Survivors include one brother, Denver Combs, Poller, GA, two sisters, Mavis Campbell, McConnersville, OH and Louise Heise, Knox, IN. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Finley Handshoe.
Friends may call today, November 13, 2008, from 5-7 P.M. at the Jackson Funeral Chapel of Rensselaer. Funeral services will be at the Oak Grove Primitive Baptist Church on Friday, November 14, 2008 at 10:30 A.M. with Elder Thurman Ritchie officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Primitive Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family
Oak Grove Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
Created by: Bobby Davis
Record added: Nov 17, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31473961
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