Norman Sparkman Walert “Sparky”, 79, died September 12, 2020, at his home in Tampa, Florida. Sparky was born June 3, 1941, in Tampa, Florida to Veda Sanford. He was a retired auto mechanic for Tampa Tribune and also worked for Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla for 40+ years. He was an avid hunter and loved the outdoors. He was preceded in death by his mother Veda Sanford, wife Judith Walert and Aunt Francis Heller. He is survived by his son Norman Walert (Carol Walert), daughter Leanne Walert and Aunt Harriet “Liz” White. He also had three grandchildren Stephen, Tyler and Abigail and one great grandchild Colton. At his request we will be having a Celebration of Life at 2:00pm on Saturday September 26, 2020 at Hungry Harry’s lake house with plenty of outdoor space located at 3116 Land O Lakes Blvd., Land O Lakes, FL 34639.