Thomas Dale Sparks, 45, of Solsberry, passed away Jan. 7, 2004, at his residence.
Born Sept. 18, 1958, in Bloomington, he was the son of Alberta M. (Patton) Sparks and the late Donald F. Sparks.
He owned and operated Sparks Septic System and Excavation and Spark's Trash Service. He attended Stanford Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Joi Ann Sparks of Solberry; one son, Justin Dale Sparks of Solsberry; one daughter, Casey Ann Sparks of Solsberry; a brother, Gary Lee Sparks of Bloomington; two sisters, Donna Sue Cardwell and Linda Lou Mahaffey, both of Bloomington; mother-in-law, Ann Jones of Charlestown; sister-in-law, Terrie Vanvolkenburgh of Lawrenceburg; and his mother, Alberta Sparks of Bloomington.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Deremiah-Frye Mortuary, Greene & Harrell Chapel with Pastor Mark Peterson officiating. Burial will follow in Solsberry Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. today at Deremiah-Frye Mortuary, Greene and Harrell Chapel and after 1 p.m. until time of services Saturday.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Children's Education Fund.