Gary Lynn Sparks

In Memory Of  Gary Lynn Sparks

Gary Lynn Sparks, age 64, of Wilburton, Oklahoma, passed away Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at his home in Wilburton.

Gary was born in McAlester, Oklahoma on July 22, 1952, a son of the late Henryetta (Bambeck) and Bill  Sparks.  Gary graduated from Wilburton High School in 1970.  He owned and operated several businesses in the community, including Sparks Phillips 66, The Picture Show and Gary's Place.  He retired from Wilburton Fire Department in 2001 after many years of service.  Gary was also a member of the Wilburton Masonic Lodge #141.

Gary is  survived by: 
Son:  Jake Sparks, of Wilburton, Oklahoma.
Daughters/Sons-In-Law:   Leslie & Michael Patten, of Red Oak, Oklahoma; Kayce & Bobby Shank, of Red Oak, Oklahoma; Whitney Sparks, of Wilburton, Oklahoma.
Sister/Brother-In-Law:   Mary Faye & Cal McCullough, of Red Oak, Oklahoma. 
Gary is also survived by Grandchildren:  Shay Stacey, Rylee Stacey, Broden Stacey, and Seth Patten of Red Oak, Oklahoma and Austin & Kale Shank of Red Oak, Oklahoma.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents, Bill & Henryetta Sparks; brothers, Billy Charles, Drew & Jimmy Ray Sparks; son, Timothy Don Sparks; daughter, Leigh Sparks.  And Karen Rae Robbins.

Memorial Service at First Baptist Church, Wilburton, Oklahoma, at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, July 3, 2017  with Dr. Paul Brady,  Rev. Randy Waldrop, and Mr. David Donoley officiating. 

Honorary Pallbearers: David Donoley, Russell Brownlee, Carey Menasco, Jim Wynn, Doug Dry, Bruce Buffington, Billy Neering, Josh Kelly.