December 11, 1930 ~ May 30, 2020

Born in: Ridgetop, TN
Resided in: Edmonton, KY

Billy Sparks age 89 of Edmonton passed away Saturday, May 30, 2020 at his home. Born in Ridgetop, Tennessee Billy was the son of the late Carter and Mary Lane Sparks.   Billy was retired from the Kentucky Department of Revenue and was a member of the Edmonton United Methodist Church.   Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM  Monday at Butler Funeral Home with entombment in the Metcalfe County Memorial Gardens.  Visitation will be from 11:30 until service time Monday at the funeral home.   He is survived by his wife Mildred Jean Dillingham Sparks of Edmonton.   Two children.   Ricky Sparks of Lexington and Patti (Dan) Antle of Columbia.   Three grandsons.    Daniel Lynn Antle, Jr., Jordan Collier Antle and William Benjamin (Ben) Antle (Claudia) all of Lexington.   His great grandchildren.   Leonardo “Leo” Antle, Samantha and Santiago Guerrero.  Calli Morgan Antle and Atia Lane Antle.  Also surviving is a brother in law Robert and wife Evelyn Dillingham  and a sister in law Judy Dillingham.    Billy is also survived by his grand dog Kennedy.    Due to the current Covid-19 crisis visitation and funeral services will be limited to no more than 33 people at one time.   Butler Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Sparks.  Please share your condolences with the family at

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  1. Dear Patti and Family, We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Sparks. May memories of your wonderful father sustain you at this sad time. Much love, Hank and Deb Shepardson

  2. Prayers for all the family, I am so sorry for your loss and will be thinking about you during this difficult time.Jeanette Duncan

  3. Tony and I wish to express our heartfelt sympathy at Billy’s passing. He was a special person as are all of you. Please give our love to Mildred Jean. We hold you all in our hearts at this time.

  4. Patti, so sorry about your Dad. I know you’ll miss him. Hugs and prayers for you and your family 🙏💚🙏

  5. So sorry, Patti, to hear of your Dad’s passing. May God Comfort you and your family.

  6. Michael and Cathy Morris, so sorry to hear about Billy. Will be thinking of you all.

  7. So sorry to hear of Billy’s passing. Love to you Mildred Jean and the family.💞

  8. I am so sorry to hear about Mr. Billy, I worked at McPeak Vision Partners for twenty two years and thought the world of him. He was always glad to see me as I was him. Sending love and healing thoughts to you and the family. He was a great guy. Beverly Bragg

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