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OBITUARY: Derrick Richard Sparks

HAMLET — Derrick Richard Sparks, 36, of Hamlet, completed his earthly journey on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023.

Derrick was born Jan. 22, 1987 in Moore County, a son of Steadman Richard “Ricky” Sparks and Sherry Kay Andrews Greene.

He was a member of Outreach for Jesus and worked in construction. He enjoyed his truck, mudding on his four-wheeler, drag racing and anything outdoors.

He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Richard Greene.

Surviving are his wife, Holly Davis Sparks; son, Derrick Michael Sparks; father, Ricky Sparks (Elizabeth); mother, Sherry Andrews Greene; brother, Rick Sparks (Rebecca); and nephews, Ethan and Cohan Sparks.


A service celebrating his life will be at 3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, 2023 at Outreach for Jesus with Pastor Marvin Taylor officiating.

The family will greet friends from 1:45–2:45 p.m. Monday at the church and at other times at the home.

Condolences may be made online at carterfuneral.net.

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