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Joseph Franklin "Bud" Sparks

August 27, 1946 September 1, 2018
Joseph Franklin "Bud" Sparks
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Obituary for Joseph Franklin "Bud" Sparks

Mr. Joseph Franklin “Bud” Sparks, age 72, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, September 1, 2018, at his residence.

He was born August 27, 1946, in Lewis County, Kentucky, a son of the late Joseph and Emma Howard Sparks.

Bud attended the Oakland Christian Holiness Church and enjoyed cutting timber, gardening, deer hunting, farming and spending time with his family.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 41 years, Nina Mae Kottcamp Sparks; one son, Joseph Anthony Sparks; two brothers, Charles Sparks and Dean Sparks; and two sisters, Rosa Lee Grigson and Geneva McGlone.

Bud is survived by one daughter, Anna Mae Buckler (Donnie) of Olive Hill, Kentucky; six grandchildren, Joseph Donovan Buckler (Drema), Jessica Nicole Buckler, Jacob Aaron Buckler, Jarrod Dwayne Buckler, Makaila Lashae Sparks and Amber Renee Sparks; three brothers, Bob Sparks of Tollesboro, Kentucky, Tom Sparks of Garrison, Kentucky, and Vernon Sparks of Olive Hill, Kentucky; and four sisters, Freda Roe of Richmond, Kentucky, Beverly McGlone, Bethalee McGlone and Carol McGlone, all of Olive Hill, Kentucky. He also leaves many other family members and friends who will sadly miss him.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, September 7, 2018 at Globe Family Funeral Chapel in Camp Dix, Kentucky, with Brother Raymond Steagall and Brother Terry Cooper officiating. Burial will follow in the Cooper Cemetery on Cooper Ridge in Carter County, Kentucky.

Friends may visit from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, September 6, 2018 and after 9 a.m. on Friday at Globe Family Funeral Chapel, 7975 Lower Kinney Road, Vanceburg, Kentucky 41179.

Joseph Buckler, Jacob Buckler, Jarrod Buckler, Tom Sparks, Bob Sparks and Vernon Sparks will serve as pallbearers.


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