Kevin Sparling, 48

Kevin Wayne Sparling, 48, of Wabash, went to be with the Lord, at 2:52 p.m., Friday, April 10, 2015, at Parkview Wabash Hospital. 

He was born April 7, 1967, in Wabash, Indiana to Wayne and Beverly (Wolfrum) Sparling.

Kevin was a 1985 graduate of Wabash High School.  He married Mary A. Sims at the Wabash Friends Church on July 7, 1995.  He worked at Ford Meter Box for 20 years and in the family business at Kitchens Plus.  He was a member of Emmanuel Free Will Baptist Church and the Wabash Cannonball Motorcycle Club.  He enjoyed woodworking and watching motocross, I.U. basketball, and Chicago Bears football.

He is survived by his wife, Mary A. Sparling; two children, Kayla N. Sparling and Drake A. Sparling; his parents, Wayne and Beverly Sparling, and three sisters, Caryn (Tim) Middleton, Cheryl (Rodney) Holmes, and Carole (Kim) Hiner, all of Wabash; father-in-law, John  (Jean) Sims of Dunkirk; sisters-in-law, Janie Hogan of Phoenix, Ariz., and Phyllis "Cookie" Earhart of Marion; brothers-in-law, Steven Earhart of Marion, and William Waggoner of Wabash, and several nieces and nephews. 
He was preceded in death by his sister, Susan Kay Sparling, and his mother-in-law, Charlene Sims.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, April 16, 2015, at Emmanuel Free Will Baptist Church, 129 Southwood Drive, Wabash, with the Rev. Terry Hinds officiating.  Burial will be in Friends Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 2-8 pm Wednesday, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, and one hour prior to the service Thursday at the church.

Preferred memorial is his children, Kayla and Drake Sparling.

The memorial guest book for Kevin may be signed at


Posted on 2015 Apr 14