Brooks & White
P.O. Box 1135
907 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC, 27573
(336) 599-3171
Funeral Home
"Your Way Is Our Way!"
Stephen Anthony Sparks
May 07, 1962 - June 18, 2017
Born in Person County, NC
Resided in Person County, NC
Wednesday June 21, 2017, 10-11 AM
Brooks & White
907 Durham Rd
Roxboro, NC 27573
Wednesday June 21, 2017, 11 AM
Chapel Service
Brooks & White
907 Durham Rd
Roxboro, NC 27573
Stephen Anthony Sparks, age 55, of 1885 Old Durham Road, Roxboro, died Sunday, June 18, 2017 at Duke University Hospital. He attended Ca-Vel United Methodist Church.

Steve was born May 7, 1962 at Person Memorial Hospital to the late Joe Bernard and Margaret Robertson Sparks. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Vernon Keith Sparks.

Survivors include his lifetime companion, Elizabeth "Liz" Love O'Briant of the home; one brother, Joe David Sparks (Connie) of West Jefferson; one sister, Reba S. Wesley (Mike) of Roxboro; three nieces: Jenny Lawrence (Alex), Allison Sparks, and Carly Blevins (Sam); one great nephew, William Lawrence; special aunt, Sadie Rae Robertson. Also, Steve is survived by several relatives and friends.

Steve was employed for the past twenty-two years at Duke University as a high voltage electrician. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, working, cooking, and listening to music.

Visitation will be held from 10-11 AM Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at the Brooks & White Chapel and other times at the home.

Funeral service will be held 11 AM Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at the Brooks & White Chapel with the Rev. Justin Wells and Dr. M. David Chambers officiating. Burial will follow in the Person Memorial Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be the Duke University High Voltage Shop Employees.

Flowers are acceptable or memorials may be made to Lea's Chapel United Methodist Church, c/o Patricia Norris, 191 Blalock Dairy Road, Roxboro, NC 27574 or the Samaritan's Purse, PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607.