January 12, 1969 – June 10, 2014

Harlan David Sparks was born On January 12, 1969 in Maysville, KY and passed away at

his home in Taft, CA on June 10, 2014. David had a love for working with his hands,

whether it was carpentry or landscaping. He loved his Chicago Bears and anything to

do with the outdoors. He especially loved his Boston Terrier “OZZY”. He enjoyed

kicking back with an old western movie anytime. David is survived by his mother

and stepfather, Tina and Phil Yocum of Taft, CA, his children, John Saiz, Isaac &

Jessica Sparks of Albuquerque, NM , Derek Sparks of West Liberty, IA, his sisters,

Christina Rickheim of Yale, IA, Amanda Wetzel of New Boston, IL, Bonnie Shaw-

Neeld of Eliza, IL, and his brother, Michael Shaw of Muscatine, IA. He is preceded

in death by his father, Harlan Sparks. Memorial services will be held at Taft First

Baptist Church on Tuesday, June 17th at 11:00 a.m.