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In Memory of

Charles Sparks

November 16, 1929 - March 31, 2015

Obituary


Stokesdale, NC
Mr. Charles Sparks, 85, of Stokesdale, died Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at Blumenthal Nursing Home.
A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, 2:00 p.m., at Hanes-Lineberry N. Elm Chapel.
Charles was born November 16, 1929 in Summersville, West Virginia, the son of the late Andrew Donally Sparks and the late Vina Belle Copenhaver Sparks.
Charles was a veteran of the US Marine Corp during the Korean War participating in the Wonsan-Hungnam-Chosin Campaign where he was one of "The "Chosin Few". Charles went on to retire from IBM after 32 years of...

Stokesdale, NC
Mr. Charles Sparks, 85, of Stokesdale, died Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at Blumenthal Nursing Home.
A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, 2:00 p.m., at Hanes-Lineberry N. Elm Chapel.
Charles was born November 16, 1929 in Summersville, West Virginia, the son of the late Andrew Donally Sparks and the late Vina Belle Copenhaver Sparks.
Charles was a veteran of the US Marine Corp during the Korean War participating in the Wonsan-Hungnam-Chosin Campaign where he was one of "The "Chosin Few". Charles went on to retire from IBM after 32 years of service working as a customer engineer on mainframe computers. Charles was an adventurous spirit who enjoyed flying his Cessna and riding his Goldwing motorcycle. He enjoyed hunting, his dogs and was a firecracker, always telling jokes. Most of all Charles was devoted to his wife and family who will miss him dearly.
Surviving are his wife, Ann T. Sparks; children, Brian Sparks of Stokesdale, Carolyn Sparks and Andrew Sparks, both of Greensboro; sister, Margaret Houston of Jacksonville, FL; grandchildren, Anthony DeBoard (Camilla) and Madeline Sparks.
Friends will be received following the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to: Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Rd., Jacksonville, FL 32256.
Written and audio condolences may be made at www.haneslineberryfuneralhomes.com.