In Memory Of
Richard T. Sparks
Richard T. Sparks, 76, of Rock Island, IL, passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017, at Unity Point Health, Rock Island, IL.
Cremation rites will be accorded.
Richard was born July 24, 1940, in Benton, IL, the son of Thomas Hillary and Grace Kae (Fullerkson) Sparks. He married Nancy Simler on October 26, 1959, in Moline, IL.
Richard enjoyed stock car racing when he was younger. He liked playing bingo and loved to travel.
He leaves to cherish his memories, daughter, Cheryl (Timothy Woolsey) Sparks, East Moline, IL; sisters, Joyce Badgett, Granite City, IL, Kathy (John) Jaros, Merryville, IL, Greta Brown, Granite City, IL, Karla (Bill) Davis, LA; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Robert, 2 brothers and 3 sisters.