Peter W. Sparks, 60, of Dresden, passed away at his home on Nov. 19. He was born on Oct. 7, 1958 in Gardiner to Alton “Rit” and Patricia Sparks.
Peter was a 1980 graduate of Heidelberg High School in Heidelberg, Germany, and from there traveled, living in Washington and Alaska working on a fishing boat. He returned to Maine in 1979 and attended Southern Maine Technical College, graduating in 1983. He married Kathy Dealy in 1987 and together they had one son, Tyler.
Following his training at SMTC, Pete and Kathy settled in Saco and he began his career as a surveyor and foreman for Newman Concrete. Pete enjoyed camping with his family, taking Tyler on adventures, gardening, and cooking.
Peter was predeceased by his mother, Patricia; and wife, Kathy.
He is survived by his father, Rit; son, Tyler; siblings, Tom Sparks, Richard (Amy) Sparks, and Laura (Michael) Meares; six nieces; and one nephew.
A time of visitation will be held at from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Sat., Dec. 8 at the Strong-Hancock Funeral Home, 612 Main St., Damariscotta, with a sharing of words by family and friends at noon.
Condolences, and messages for his family, may be expressed by visiting StrongHancock.com.
Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Strong-Hancock Funeral Home, 612 Main St., Damariscotta.