Craig Eugene Sparks, 51, of Pryor, passed away on Friday, January 24, 2020 in Harrison County, Mississippi. Craig was born on January 11, 1969 in Portsmouth, Ohio; the son of Willis and Martha (Anderson) Sparks. Craig enjoyed being outside; especially fishing and riding his Harley. He was a fan of the Oakland Raiders and loved playing football with his kids and grandkids. Craig was a wonderful father to his children and adored his grandchildren. On September 29, 2017, Craig married Robyn Beam, in Las Vegas, Nevada. He will be so very missed by those who knew and loved him.
Memorial services for Craig will be held on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 2:00 p.m., in the Shipman’s Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend David Collum officiating. To leave his family a message, please visit his Book of Memories at www.shipmansfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shipman’s Funeral & Cremation Service.
Craig is survived by his wife, Robyn, of the home; sons, Christopher Sparks of Pryor, Oklahoma, Craig Sparks Jr. of California, Michael Brown of Vinita, Oklahoma, Donald Wood of Stevens Point, Wisconsin, Justin Richman of Indiana, and Eric Sparks of California; daughters, Christy Ann Sparks of Oklahoma, Amanda Sparks of California, and Amanda Carter of Tulsa, Oklahoma; brothers; Willis Sparks Jr. of Seymour, Indiana, Douglas Sparks of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Edward Sparks of Wheelersburg, Ohio, and Scott Sparks of West Portsmouth, Ohio; sisters, Vicki Stice of Sapulpa, Oklahoma, Kimberly Sparks of Sapulpa, Oklahoma, Traci Sparks of Sapulpa, Oklahoma, Tina Rice of Wheelersburg, Ohio, Kathy Sparks of Kentucky, Theresa Shaver of Kentucky, and Elaine Dixon of Indiana; several grandchildren and nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Willis and Martha Sparks; brothers, Steve Sparks, Dean Sparks, Rick Sparks and Tim Sparks.