Bobby R. Banks, 57, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, January 9, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born June 28, 1956 in Chicago, Illinois, to the late Walter and Shirley (Hornsby) Banks.
Bobby enjoyed hunting and being outdoors, and especially loved spending time with his family and grandchildren. He will always be remembered by family and friends as a dependable, good hearted, and charitable man.
Bobby was the beloved husband of Mary (Richardson), to whom he was married 36 years; loving father of Larry (Jennifer) Slone, Halley (Mike) Felden and Shirley (Jeff) Piatt; dear grandfather of 12; great-grandfather of one; and devoted brother of seven.
Family will receive friends Sunday, January 12, 2014, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M., at the Waite & Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St., Medina. Services will be Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 12 Noon, at the Memorial Funeral Chapel, 212 N. Main St., Elizabethon, TN 37643. Burial will follow at Oaks Family Cemetery in Roan Mountain, Tennessee. Family will receive friends at the Memorial Funeral Chapel on Wednesday from 10 A.M., until 12 Noon.
Online condolences at www.waitefuneralhome.com