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February 4, 1965 ~ June 20, 2017 (age 52)

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June 23, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cook & Son-Pallay Funeral Home
1631 Parsons Ave
Columbus, OH 43207

Funeral Service
June 24, 2017

10:00 AM
Cook & Son-Pallay Funeral Home
1631 Parsons Ave
Columbus, OH 43207

Darin Sparks, born February 4, 1965, passed away at Grant Hospital in Columbus, OH on June 20, 2017.

He was raised in both Columbus, OH and Battle Creek, MI.

He resided with his father, David Sparks and is survived by his sister, Lannette Frietag of Sharpsburg, KY; brothers, Rev. Dennis Sparks of Woodsfield, OH and Dean Sparks of Spring City, TN. He has many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. He is survived by his life-partner, Kevin Miller.

He is preceded in death by his mother Carolyn Sparks and sister Priscilla Rose Bozeman. 

Darin attended Pennfield Senior High School in Battle Creek, MI and studied at Kellogg Community College. He had resided and was involved in the community of Columbus, OH for the past 30 years. Darin was loved by many people who enjoyed his enthusiasm for life, kind spirit, smile and laughter.  

Visitation 6-8 p.m.  Friday at COOK & SON-PALLAY FUNERAL HOME, 1631 Parsons Ave., where service will be 10 a.m. Saturday.  Burial following at Somerford Twp Cemetery, London, OH. 

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