Clifford C. Sparks, of St. Charles, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at the age of 85. Beloved husband of over 60 years to Peck Lynn Sparks; cherished son of the late Clifford D. and Wilma Sparks; devoted father of David (Elizabeth) Sparks, Deborah (Bradford) Roehl, and the late Clifford Kenneth Sparks; loving grandfather of Kamela (Chad) Sallee, Kaelon (Rachael) Sparks, Hal (Jennifer) Sparks, Heather (Justin) Hicks, Hope Sparks, Holly Ann Sparks, Heidi Sparks, Brandy Williams, Dylan (Lindsey) Roehl, and Noah Roehl; precious great grandfather of Emma, Brennan, and Liberty; and dear brother of Mae (Mike) Hansel, the late Sylvia Isenberg, and the late Muriel Turnbeaugh.
Clifford dedicated six years of honorable service to the US Navy and held a leadership role in the Eagle Scouts. Passionate about travel and hiking, he also demonstrated his numerical prowess as an estimator for various businesses over the years. Known for his sharp wit and intelligence, Clifford was a generous and helpful individual, exemplified by his role as a boy scout counselor. As the patriarch of his family, he displayed remarkable perseverance, strong opinions, and unwavering loyalty. Clifford's warm and giving nature left a lasting impact, and he will be dearly loved and greatly missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him.