79-year-old Flora resident, Richard Bruce Sparlin died at 7:03 a.m. Monday, March 11 at Clay County Hospital in Flora. He was retired from the City of Flora and was a former furniture hauler for United, Allied and R.O. Sparlin.
Survivors include his wife, Janice of Flora; children, Brenda Ronzheimer of St. Elmo, IL, Lisa Myers of Washington, PA and Darrell Sparlin of Flora; a brother, Ben Sparlin of West Salem; sisters, Virginia Johnson of Olney, Vera Craig of Flora, Kathryn Lepley of Lima, OH, Martha Lewis of Clay City and Clara Booth of Flora and six grandchildren.
Services for Richard Bruce Sparlin will be 11 a.m. Thursday, March 14 at the Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora with burial in Elmwood Cemetery with military honors.
Visitation will be from 6 – 8 Wednesday evening, March 13 at the Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association and will be accepted at the Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.