Roy Lee Sparks, 73, of Rudy, formerly of Uniontown, died Saturday, July 29, 2017, at a local hospital. He was a retired truck driver for Affiliated Foods.

Graveside service was Aug. 1 at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Fort Smith under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.

He is survived by his wife, Ruby; two daughters, Luci Nicely of Cedarville and Johnna Gregory of Rudy; three sisters, Reva Neal and Stella Crittenden, both of Fort Smith, and Charlotte Bond of Natural Dam; three brothers, Jeff Sparks of Elkins, Jim Sparks of Natural Dam and Tom Sparks of Lincoln, Ark.; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.