Wilmer L. Sparks, 93, passed away on Dec. 15, 2009.

He was born in Italy, Texas on October 16, 1916 to Lem and Lillie Sparks. Wilmer was a veteran of the US Navy and served during WWII. After many years as an Area Superintendent with Texas Oil & Gas, he retired to enjoy his family and partake in his favorite hobby, gardening.

Preceded in death by his wives, Margaret and Mary Sparks, and his son, Jimmie Sparks; he leaves behind his daughter-in-law, Lola Sparks; children, Ted Sparks, Pat (Belo) Ordner, Doris (Robert) Floyd, Nancy (Sinoel Contreras) Floyd; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Graveside funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 19, 2009 at the Robstown Memorial Park.

Sawyer-George Funeral Home