Clarence Glen Sparks, Jr
July 26, 1926 – February 15, 2018
Clarence Glen Sparks, Jr. 91, of Indianapolis died Thursday February 15, 2018 in I.U. Health, West Hospital in Avon. He was born July 26, 1926 in Smithville to Clarence Glen Sparks, Sr. and Hester Wampler Sparks. He was retired from Scenic Concepts as a salesman for Aerial Photography.
Survivors include his wife, Andrea Boisvert Sparks of Indianapolis; a daughter, Glenna J. Sparks of Indianapolis; three stepchildren, Kelly (husband Jerry) Partin of Plainfield, Erin (husband Andre) Austin of Indianapolis and Thomas (wife Jennifer) Willie of Frederick, MD; a granddaughter, Cassidy Sparks; and seven step grandchildren, Brett Willie, Colin Willie, Evan Willie, Cameron Austin, Destiny Austin, Jordan Partin and Benjamin Partin. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Wanda Jean Sparks.
Glen was a member of Bloomington Reformed Presbyterian Church. His interests were reading, dog training, he had been a dog handler for the American Kennel Club, he had owned a dog grooming business in Indianapolis and showed horses. During World War II Glen served his country in the U. S. Army in the European Theatre as a 1st Scout in the Blood and Fire Company working behind enemy lines and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart amongst other awards.
There will be a graveside Service in Valhalla Memory Gardens on Monday, February 19, 2018 at 10:00 AM with Reverends Richard Holdeman and Adam Niess officiating. Military Honors will be given by the Monroe County Honor Guard. Deremiah-Frye Mortuary, Greene & Harrell Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements.
- Graveside Service Monday, February 19, 2018