Former BBC Radio Devon Host, Gordon Sparks, dies at 61

Former BBC Radio Devon Host, Gordon Sparks, dies at 61

Gordon Sparks, a former host of BBC Radio Devon, has passed away. The presenter was admitted to St Luke’s hospice after his condition worsened earlier in the week. He had previously disclosed his health battle in early May.

Presenter Gordon Sparks of BBC Radio Devon passed away at the age of 61.

At Plymouth’s St Luke’s Hospice, “Sparksy,” as he was known, was receiving cancer treatment. After word of his passing spread, condolences started pouring into BBC Radio Devon early on Sunday morning. Numerous people referred to him as “the voice of Plymouth Argyle” in their tributes posted on social media by hundreds of people.

Sharron Davies, an Olympic swimmer, was one of those who sent her condolences. She called Sparks a “friend” and referred to him as “Plymouth’s sporting voice.” We will all miss our friend and colleague so much – he was definitely unique with a massive heart and sense of humor, wrote fellow station presenter Angela Kalwaites in a tweet. It is a very sad day for BBC Radio Devon, according to Stephanie Marshall, head of BBC South and South West.

Our thoughts are with Gordon’s close friends, family, and supporters. Gordon was a broadcasting legend who was trustworthy and courageous during the worst of times. He will be sorely missed. Throughout the day, BBC Radio Devon will broadcast updates on Sparks’ passing.

Gordon Sparks Age, Family, Early Life

Gordon Sparks was 61 years old at the time of his death. He holds British nationality and he belongs to the white ethnicity.

gordon sparks age

There is currently no verified information about Gordon Sparks’s parents yet.

Gordon Sparks Wife, What about his Children?

It appears that Gordon Sparks was a married man with children. However, there is no information on his relationship or children available.

Gordon Sparks Career, What was his profession?

Gordon Sparks had hosted the station’s breakfast show for many years and had commented on Plymouth Argyle games for 32 years. Other details about his career are unknown.

How much is Gordon Sparks Net Worth?

However, we don’t have any specific information about Gordon Sparks’s net worth.

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Which school and college did he go to?

The name of the school Gordon Sparks attended and the topic he studied, however, is unknown.

Is he available on any kind of social media platform?

We did a quick search for the social media presence of Sparks but weren’t able to find him on any social media platforms.

Physical Appearance of Gordon Sparks’s Height, Weight

HeightNot Available
Hair ColorBlonde and white
Eye colorBluish
WeightNot Available
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Gordon Sparks’s should be known

Zodiac signNot Available
Relationship StatusNot Available