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2801 Chandler Road
Muskogee, OK 74403
Phone: 918-683-7788
Fax: 918-682-2699
Sparky Holder

Sparky Lavern Holder

November 12, 1934 - January 8, 2019
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Sparky Holder was born November 12, 1934 in Muskogee County, OK the son of Tony A. and Ruby Helen (Losson) Holder. He passed from this life on January 8, 2019 at his home. He was 84 years of age.

Sparky was married Clarice Cox on December 23, 1953 in Muskogee, OK. He was a devoted husband for 65 years. He worked as an iron worker for over forty years. The last few before he retired he was working as a tower inspector. He enjoyed fishing, traveling with his wife and loved his family. He was an active member and Elder of the York Street Christian Church. He was also a member of the Iron Workers Union #584.

Surviving are his wife Clarice of the home; two daughters, Teresa L Lippmann and husband Mike of Porter and Pam Fountain and husband John of Carthage, MO; four grandchildren, Jerrod Roark and wife Cheryl, Tony Russell, Craig Russell and wife Shannon and Heidi Reeves; six great grandchildren, Mathew Roark, Blake Roark, Jordyn Roark, Bentley Russell, Aiden Russell and Hailey Russell. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday January 14, 2019at the York Street Christian Church with Pastor Gene Thompson officiating. Interment will follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery in Muskogee under the direction of Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home. Viewing and visitation will be on Sunday from 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the funeral home. The family will greet friends beginning at 3:00 p.m. Sunday.

The family would like to thank the staff of Interim Hospice for the care they provided to Sparky and his family, especially Crystal and Thina.
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  • Visitation

    January 13, 2019 | 1:00pm - 7:00pm
    January 13, 2019 1:00pm - 7:00pm
    Lescher Millsap Funeral Home
    2801 Chandler Road
    MUSKOGEE, OK 74403
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    The family will greet friends at the funeral home beginning at 3:00 pm Sunday.
  • Service

    January 14, 2019 | 10:00am
    January 14, 2019 10:00am
    York Street Christian Church
    York Street
    MUSKOGEE, OK 74403
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Gene Thompson


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Bob and Rita Main

Posted at 02:26pm
Bob and I send prayers and hugs. So sorry for your loss. May God bless you and your family. Bob and Rita Main

Myrna Rae

Posted at 02:44pm
Many prayers for comfort to you Clarice and the family. Sparky was so special, we miss him. I posted on here earlier but don't know if it went through but just wanted to say our hearts are sad but happy Sparky is with the Lord.

Myrna Rae

Posted at 02:33pm
Our hearts and prayers are with Clarice and the family. Sparky was so special, we miss him, but we know he's in heaven visiting and rejoicing with the Lord.

Jeff, Michelle, Les and all of us at EPIC Salon

Posted at 07:14pm
With heartfelt condolences,
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David Russell

Posted at 08:57am
Sparky was the greatest man I ever knew. So sorry for your loss.
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