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William Wright Banks, Sr
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Birth: Sep. 7, 1940
Death: Apr. 23, 2009

William Wright Banks, Sr., 68, died Thursday, April 23, 2009. Services will be held Sunday afternoon at 4P.M. at the First Baptist Church with Dr. Harold Lawrence and Rev. Arthur Gunn officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Hill Cemetery. Mr. Banks was a native and life-long resident of Milledgeville. He worked for Dover Elevator Company, worked in the retail carpet business for over 30 years and was a tree farmer. He was a member of the Exchange Bank Board of Directors since 1976, he served as Vice Chairman from 2000 to 2007 and as chairman since 2007. He was a founding Board Member of John Milledge Academy, and served as member and trustee of Georgia's Old Capital Museum Society. He also worked as a volunteer with Boy Scout Troop 87, serving as assistant scoutmaster from 1979 until 1987, and was a Methodist, Survivors include his wife Lynda S. Banks of Milledgeville; his son William Wright Banks,Jr. (Elizabeth) of Atlanta; a daughter Sheryl Brantley Banks of Milledgeville; a brother Dr. Orillious Gather Banks (Joy) of Ft, Walton Beach, FL; two grandchildren, William Wright Banks, III and Katherine Elizabeth Banks. Friends who wish may make memorial contributions to the Georgia Old Capital Museum Society, P.O. Box 1177. Milledgeville, GA 31059-1177 or to the Georgia College & State University Foundation for University Advancement. The family will receive friends Saturday evening from 5:00 until 8:00 P.M. at Moores Funeral Home. 
Family links: 
  Henry Gaither Banks (1898 - 1982)
  Marguerite Wright Banks (1912 - 1991)
  Sheryl Brantley Banks (1963 - 2010)*
*Calculated relationship
Memory Hill Cemetery
Baldwin County
Georgia, USA
Created by: Jack Johnson
Record added: Apr 27, 2009
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William Wright Banks, Sr
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