Julian G. Sparkes, Jr., 75, of Cabot, Arkansas passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. He was born on March 24, 1943 in Indianapolis, Indiana to the late Julian G. Sparkes, Sr. and Helen Schnoor.
Julian served in the United States Army and was a jazz musician. He was an inventor of Industrial Products. His greatest joy in life was being a father and grandfather.
He was also preceded in death by his four sisters, Kelly Sparkes, Kathy Greene, Lisa Hiles and Judy Kennady.
Julian is survived by his children, Grant Sparkes and Maria Sparkes, both of Cabot, Arkansas; granddaughter, Madison Sparkes; grandson, Paden Sparkes; brother, Kevin Sparkes, of Osceola, Iowa; sisters, Joan Riley, Pam Ann Hofflander, Tracy Chugani, and Marlene Fitzgerald; as well as a host of nieces and nephews.
Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400.