Bonnie Sparks, 86

Bonnie Sparks, 86, of Union Township, died Jan. 28.

He was a devoted member of Calvary Freewill Baptist Church, an employee of General Motors for 30 years and sang gospel music for more than 60 years.

Sparks is survived by his wife Evelyn Sparks, children Gregory (Debi) Sparks and Teresa Bauer, step-children Kathy Peak, Bob Allen and Christy Sparks, grandchildren Jeffrey Sparks, Vanessa Bauer and Danika Bauer, great-grandchildren Taylor Glancy, Guy Sparks, Zachery Sparks, Malachi Sparks and Amira Bauer-Hutsell and great-great-grandson Johnnie Ray Glancy, siblings Cleo Elliot and Lurlene (Ernie) Ferguson and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife Cozetta Sparks.

Visitation 5 p.m. Feb. 1 at E.C. Nurre Funeral Home in Amelia and services 10 a.m. Feb. 2 at Calvary Freewill Baptist Church in Batavia. Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery. Memorials to Gideons.