Rickey Ted Sparks, 68, of Decaturville, TN, passed away Thursday, July 15th, at his home surrounded by family.
He taught in the Decatur County School System for 40 years before retiring. Rickey was a faitful member of Parsons Church of Christ.
Rickey is survived by his wife, Pat Coleman Sparks, of Decaturville, TN; a daughter, Lindsay (Mark) Beasley, of Decaturville, TN; two sons, Richard (Karmen) Sparks, of Jackson, TN; Adam (Bev) Sparks, of Knoxville, TN; a sister, Lesa (Jeff) Lewis, of Decaturville, TN; a brother, Terry (Emily) Soarks, of Decaturville, TN.
He is also survived by 8 Grandchildren - Devin Sparks, Seth Beasley, Katelynn Jackson, Colby Sparks, Alec Beasley, Bayleigh Sparks, Caitlyn Sparks and Izak Beasley.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Theodore and Genita Ivy Sparks.
His Funeral Service will be held at Reed's Chapel, Decaturville, TN, at 11 AM on Saturday, July 17th, with Adam Sparks and Martin Klamm officiating. Burial will follow in Concord Cemetery near Decaturville.
Visitation is Friday 4 PM - 8 PM and Saturday 9 AM until service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are requested to:
Parsons Church of Christ or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
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