Danny W. Sparks, 66, Milford, passed away at 3:50 a.m., Jan. 11, 2019, at his home from a long term illness.
He was born May 6, 1952, in Warsaw to Wilford and Mary (Hedington) Sparks, and was a lifetime area resident. He married Sandra Cleveland on Aug. 31, 1978. Together they loved going to auctions, enjoyed antiques, and was a foodie.
He loved raising horses and riding them with Sandra.
She survives, along with their children Scott (Sherry) Cleveland of Henrietta, Texas; Mike “Noel” and Matthew Sparks, both of Milford; and Sally (Bob) Juarez of New Paris; a grandson Jake Weaver of Fort Wayne; granddaughters: Josey Cleveland, Samantha (Bryce) Moore, Alexis Juarez, and Nicole Sparks; and his mother Mary Sparks.
His wishes were to be cremated, and the family will have a memorial service at a later date.
Arrangements are with Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee.