James Sparling

May 10, 2019 ~ May 6, 2019

James Sparling, 54, of Union City died May 6, 2019, at UPMC Hamot. Born May 23, 1964, in Union City, he was the son of the late Leon and Joyce (Rogers) Rowland. He was employed by MFG.

Survivors include brothers, David Sparling and wife, Diana, of Cooperstown and Eugene Sparling of Waterford; a sister, Leanna Farley and husband, Thomas, of Union City; step sisters, Linda Hoyt and Leona Weed; nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, LaRoyce Rowland and step brother, Leon Hoyt. Family and friends will be received Friday May 10, 2019 from 5 p.m. until the hour of service at 7 p.m., at the Michael S. Pandolph Funeral Home, Union City. Online condolences may be sent to


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