Raymond George Sparks, 89, died on October 8, 2015 in Gilbert, Arizona. Affectionately known as, “Sparky,” Ray was Born March 11, 1926 in Nebraska, and lived in Los Angeles, Ca for 75 years. He worked for Barden Corporation selling ball bearings for 32 years. Ray was a long time member of the Condor Squadron in Van Nuys, CA and always loved flying his AT-6.
Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Bonnie Sparks; brother, Jack; son, Mike; and daughters, Laurie and Cathy, as well as many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Ray was preceded in death by his parents, Ray and Alice, and his sister, Joan.
Memorial contributions are welcome at The Condor Squadron, 7800 Hayvenhurst Ave Van Nuys, CA 91406.