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John Ray Sparks

John Ray Sparks

Dec. 30, 1965 – Nov. 21, 2013

John Ray Sparks, 47, of Silverthorne, passed away early Thursday, Nov. 21, at his residence. John was born Dec. 30, 1965, in Anniston, Ala. He grew up in Colorado Springs and moved to Summit County in 1993.

John is survived by his wife, Stacie; step-daughter, Chelcie; father, Bill; brother, Craig (Tina); sister, Regina (Daniel) Fisher; nieces and nephews April, Levonia, Richard, Conner, Lara, Joseph, Carrie and Thomas. John’s mother, Carrie, preceded him in death.

He loved fishing, spending time with family and friends, and watching his beloved Crimson Tide.

A celebration of life will be held Saturday, Nov. 23, at 3 p.m. at Murphy’s Food and Spirits in Silverthorne.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bristlecone Foundation, P.O. Box 1327, Frisco, CO 80443.