Wilson Ward Sparks Jr.

Published 9:14 am Friday, August 21, 2020

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Mr. Wilson Ward Sparks Jr. , 80, of Advance died on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020 at SECU Hospice Care Center in Yadkinville.

He was born Aug. 14, 1940 in Forsyth County to Wilson Ward and Louise Johnson Sparks. Mr. Sparks was a member of Macedonia Moravian Church where he was a Sunday school teacher, head diener, usher, board member and sang in the choir. He retired from Southern Bell/ Lucient Technology after 25 years.  Mr. Sparks was a member of the Forsyth and Davie County beekeepers associations and an amateur radio enthusiast “KF4ISF” and a member of the Vagabond Ragchew Net.

He is preceded in death by his brother, John Wayne Sparks.

Surviving: his wife, Katherine Sheek Sparks; an uncle, 2 aunts and several nieces and nephews.

A private graveside service will be held.

Memorials: Trellis Supportive Care, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem,   27103; or to Macedonia Moravian, 700 NC 801 N., Advance.

Condolences: www.hayworth-miller.com.