Joe Charles Sparks
Joe Charles Sparks, 85, of Odessa, left this world to join the Lord and his wife, Peggy, on Thursday, January 30, 2020.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home. Service is 10 a.m. Wednesday, February 5, at First Baptist Church of Santo. Interment will be at Santo North Cemetery.
He was born October 5, 1934, to the late Maurene and CE (Sparky) Sparks. Joe graduated from Kermit High School, where he enjoyed playing basketball. He went on to meet his beautiful wife, Peggy Jo Sparks. They were married July 10, 1954. Joe and Peggy had four girls Sherry Park, Shela Kidd, Pam Mathis and Cindy Wooldridge.
Joe worked many years for ECISD. After he retired Joe and Peggy lived their dream of owning a ranch. He loved playing games with the family and reminiscing about the good ol' days in Santo. He loved to travel and saw many different places.
Joe is survived by his four daughters; three granddaughters; two grandsons; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Joe was preceded in death by his mother, Maurene Sparks; his father, CE Sparks; his wife, Peggy Jo Sparks; and his granddaughter, Sally Green.
Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home
Published on February 3, 2020


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