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Donald Martin Sparks

October 24, 1936 December 14, 2019
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Donald Martin Sparks
1936 – 2019
Donald Martin “Don” Sparks, 83, of Ashland, KY passed away Saturday, December 14, 2019 at his home.
Mr. Sparks was born October 24, 1936 in Ashland, KY to the late Walter Van and Sarah Elizabeth Hay Sparks. He was also preceded in death by great grandchild, Kyle James Holbrook, siblings, Ersel Sparks, Clayton Sparks, Walter Sparks, Jr, Harold Sparks, Sylvia Sparks, Dorothy Vanhorn, brother-in-law, Raymond Vanhorn, and sister-in-law, Opal Sparks.
Don attended Fultz School, retired in 1999 from Boyd County School System after 20 plus years as a bus driver. His hobbies were angels, cats, and flowers. He was of the Freewill Baptist Faith.
Surviving is his loving wife of 58 years, Linda Marie Dickerson Sparks, their children, Donna Holbrook, her husband David, of Hitchins, KY, Betty Holbrook, her husband Ron, of Rush, KY, and Marion Sparks of Ashland, KY, six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Also surviving is a sister-in-law, Minnie Sparks Womack of Grayson, KY, and a close nephew that was like a brother, Lowell Elliott and his wife Jewell.
Funeral Service for Mr. Sparks will be at 11am, Thursday, December 19, 2019, at the Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home, 2702 Panola Street, Catlettsburg. Pastor Paul Holbrook and Pastor Lowell Elliott will officiate. Final resting place in the Coburn Family Cemetery. Visiting hours are 6pm until 8pm Wednesday evening at the Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or St. Jude’s, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Condolences may be left at kilgorecollierfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Wednesday

18

Dec

6:00 PM 12/18/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/18/2019 8:00:00 PM
Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home

2702 Panola Street
Catlettsburg, KY 41129

Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home
2702 Panola Street Catlettsburg 41129 KY
United States

Service

Thursday

19

Dec

11:00 AM 12/19/2019 11:00:00 AM - 11:30 AM 12/19/2019 11:30:00 AM
Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home

2702 Panola Street
Catlettsburg, KY 41129

Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home
2702 Panola Street Catlettsburg 41129 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Coburn Cemetery Final Resting Place

Bolts Fork
Rush, KY 41168

Bolts Fork Rush 41168 KY
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society

St. Jude's Childrens Hospital

PO Box 1893
Memphis, TN 38101-9950
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