Eddie Ray Sparrow, 62, of Bardstown passed away Wednesday March 23, 2022 at his residence. He was born March 23, 1960 in Washington County, and worked for Big O’ Tire; he had a passion for lawnmowers and repairing them. He was a firefighter with Northeast Nelson Fire Department, and passionately loved his grandkids.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Rekita Ann Sparrow; parents, Estill and Ada Lewis Sparrow; brothers, Joe Sparrow, J.B. Sparrow, Junior Sparrow, Marvin Sparrow, Robert Lee Sparrow, Jessie Lewis; sister, Nancy Sparrow Kirsch; best friend Danny Maddox; and dog, Clyde.
He is survived by his daughter, Brittany (Charles) Dickey; two grandchildren, Mackenzie and Carson Dickey all of Bardstown; brother, Joe Lewis; two aunts, Ophine Nalley and Rose Lewis; and several nieces and nephews.
His funeral service will be 2 pm Sunday March 27, 2022 at Barlow Funeral Home, with burial in Bardstown Cemetery. Visitation will be 4 pm to 8 pm Saturday March 26 and 10 am to 2 pm Sunday March 27 at Barlow Funeral Home.