ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — John Robert Sparks, 43, of Albuquerque, New Mexico and formerly of Petersburg, died Nov 8, 2019, at his home.

He was born March 31, 1976, in Indianapolis.

He is preceded in death by his father, Warren Robert Sparks.

Surviving are his mother; Jackie (Lowry) Cooper of Petersburg; brothers Thomas (Missy) Sparks of Petersburg, Evan (Erica) Daily of Columbus, Ohio, Adam (Cheska) Sparks of Canton, Michigan and Delbert ( Shelley) Cooper of Vincennes.

A celebration of his life is from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel in Oakland City.

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