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Thomas "Tom" Ray Sparks Sr.

June 7, 1923 - June 19, 2012
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Thomas Ray Sparks, Sr., age 89, passed away on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at Southeast Louisiana War Veterans Home in Reserve. He was a Union Steward and Master Mechanic at Bunge Grain for 18 years and veteran of World War II with the U. S. Coast Guard. Husband of the late Verla Mae Sparks, son of the late Martha White and Harrison Sparks, father of Thomas Sparks, Jr. (Debbra) of Reserve, LA , brother of Marilyn Tittleton of Dallas, TX, grandfather of Aaron and Emily Sparks, Ian Gibbs, Amber Whitten and Amanda Malley, great-grandfather of Matthew, MaKayla and Madalyn Whitten and Gracie Hudson, Byron Billiot who was considered another son...
Thomas Ray Sparks, Sr., age 89, passed away on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at Southeast Louisiana War Veterans Home in Reserve. He was a Union Steward and Master Mechanic at Bunge Grain for 18 years and veteran of World War II with the U. S. Coast Guard.

Husband of the late Verla Mae Sparks, son of the late Martha White and Harrison Sparks, father of Thomas Sparks, Jr. (Debbra) of Reserve, LA , brother of Marilyn Tittleton of Dallas, TX, grandfather of Aaron and Emily Sparks, Ian Gibbs, Amber Whitten and Amanda Malley, great-grandfather of Matthew, MaKayla and Madalyn Whitten and Gracie Hudson, Byron Billiot who was considered another son and nephew, Greg Sparks of Dallas, TX

Visitation will be held on Friday, June 22, 2012 from 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm at Southeast Louisiana War Veterans Home, 4080 W. Airline Hwy, Reserve, LA. Memorial services will be held at 4:00 pm at the Veterans Home. He will later be placed at sea by the U. S. Coast Guard.

A special thanks to the nurses, staff and administrators at the Veterans Home for their expressions of kindness and thoughtfulness.

Arrangements are under the direction of H. C. Alexander Funeral Home in Norco.

"I WAS DEEPLY SADDEN WHEN I HEARD OF THE LOST OF YOUR FATHER. HE WAS A GREAT MAN AND HE WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBERED FOR HIS KIND AND GENTLE SPIRT. MR TOM AND..." PEGGY TARULLO (DESTREHAN, LA)

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