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Richard Gene Sparks

Richard Gene Sparks, 45, went to be with the Lord August 5, 2020 at his residence from a sudden heart attack. Mr. Sparks was born August 3, 1975 in Portsmouth, Ohio a son of Katherine Graham Sparks and the late Billy Gene Sparks.

In addition to his mother he is survived by his loving wife Crystal Wellman Sparks

Two sons

Richard Ray Sparks of Greenup, Kentucky

Austin Sparks of Greenup, Kentucky

Three daughters

Tiffany Sparks of Greenup, Kentucky

Kara (Matthew) Bonzo of Elizabethtown, Kentucky

Katie Sparks of Greenup, Kentucky

Four brothers

William O. Sparks of Corning, Iowa

Edward W. (Pamela) Sparks of Greenup, Kentucky

Stephen R. (Jennifer) Sparks of Corning, Iowa

Delmer (Tammy) Sparks of Sommersville, Ohio

Two sisters

Nancy (Tim) Poplin of Greenup, Kentucky

Terasa (Scott) Fore of South Shore, Kentucky

Ten grandchildren

One special dog Ruger

Graveside service will be conducted at 1:00 pm on Saturday August 8, 2020 at Sparks Cemetery in Greenup, Kentucky. Visitation will be from 10:00 am -12:00 pm at Reed Funeral Home in Greenup, Kentucky. Condolences may be made at

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