Terrence Vincent "Terry" Sparks, Born Buffalo, NY 8/21/1952 to J. Vincent and Julia Sparks. He graduated Bethel Park High School in Bethel Park, Pennsylvania.
Terry honorably served in the Army during the Vietnam War. During this time, he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Aircraft Crewman Badge, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Sharpshooter Marksmanship Badge with M16 Rifle, Expert Marksmanship Badge with Hand Grenade.
Terry founded and operated Terry Sparks Construction. He was also a part owner of The Final Touch Cabinets in Vero Beach, from which he retired.
Survivors include one son, Terrance Joseph “TJ” Sparks of Vero Beach; two grandsons, Zander and Jackson; brothers, Daniel of Roseland, James of Fort Pierce, David (Jenn) & Thomas (Lisa) of Vero Beach; sisters, Kathleen (Ed) Martin of Orlando, Aileen Sparks of Manteo, NC, Maureen (Billy) Hanway of Crawfordville, FL, Mary (John) O'Sullivan and Jackie Sparks of Vero Beach, Theresa (Lyman) Fawcett of St Petersburg, FL and many nieces and nephews, and grand nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by his parents, J. Vincent and Julia Mae Sparks, uncle, Bud Fleming, and brother, Michael Sparks.
Terry enjoyed fishing, riding his golf cart, and spending time with his family, friends, and neighbors.
In lieu of flowers, please contribute to the VFW Foundation of Florida.
A celebration of life will be held on November 26th at 4pm at the Moose Lodge, 226 43rd Ave Vero Beach, Florida 32968. All are welcome to attend.