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Rev James Thomas Banks
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Birth: Jul. 9, 1931
Missouri, USA
Death: Nov. 14, 2009
Lynchburg City
Virginia, USA

Rev. James Thomas Banks, 78, of E. New Highway 64, Thomasville, N.C., passed away Saturday morning, Nov. 14, 2009, at Lynchburg General Hospital, Lynchburg. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009, at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Karen Smith and the Rev. Ray O'Ferrell officiating.

Burial will follow in Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Rev. Banks was born in Missouri, July 9, 1931, to Rev. Vernon Eulis Banks and Dean Laws Banks. He was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Patsye Rogers Banks, who died Jan. 2, 2007.

He was an avid church member and a member of the United Methodist Men. He was a retired minister of The United Methodist Church and loved woodworking. He was a graduate of Lynchburg College. He had his pilot's license and loved to fly and travel. Most of all, he was a loving father, and grandfather and will forever be missed.

Surviving are his daughter, Lauren Blackwelder and husband, Harvey, of Denton, N.C.; one grandson, Zachary Lee Cody; two step grandsons, Brent Blackwelder and Chad Blackwelder; two sisters, Jackie B. Sale, of Amherst, and Bettye B. Boggs, of Rathidum, Idaho; and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday , Nov. 16, 2009, at Davidson Funeral Home and at other times at the home of his daughter.

Published in the Lynchburg News & Advance on 11/16/2009
Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery
Davidson County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Randy Shepherd
Record added: Nov 16, 2009
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Rev James Thomas Banks
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