MSGT George Allen Bannar, Jr

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MSGT George Allen Bannar, Jr

Birth
Fredericksburg, Rockbridge County, Virginia, USA
Death 20 Aug 2013 (aged 37)
Maydan Shahr, Wardak, Afghanistan
Burial Culpeper, Culpeper County, Virginia, USA
Plot SECTION L SITE 233
Memorial ID 115841124 · View Source
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Master Sgt. George A. Banner Jr., 37, of Orange, Va., died Aug. 20, of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire in Wardak Province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C. Master Sgt. George A. Bannar Jr., of Fort Bragg, NC, formerly of Orange, VA, died Tuesday, Aug. 20 after being wounded from small-arms fire when enemy forces attacked his unit in Wardak province, Afghanistan. It was Master Sgt. Bannar's fifth deployment to Afghanistan. Friends and family remember Bannar as big-hearted, family-oriented and rarely without his signature wide smile. Master Sgt. Bannar is survived by his wife, Michelle Bannar of Ft. Bragg, North Carolina; his father, George Bannar, Sr. of Orange, Virginia; his mother, Sheila Y. Long of Spotsylvania, Virgina; his grandfather, Marion W. Myers, Jr,. of Spotsylvania, Virginia; his grandmother, Deloris Meadows Sparks of Stuart, Florida; and step-sister, Carolyn Wyld Titus of Waynesburg, Pennsylvania; He was preceded in death by his step-mother, Barbara Bannar of Orange, Va. A visitation will be held from 5 to 9 p.m., Monday, September 2, 2013, at Johnson Funeral Home, Locust Grove. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 3, at the "old" Locust Grove Middle School Gymnasium, at 31208 Constitution Highway, Locust Grove, Va. Interment to follow at Culpeper National Cemetery, Culpeper, Virginia. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the wounded warrior project at www.woundedwarriorsproject.org or the fisher foundation at www.fisherhouse.org..


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  • Maintained by: Elizabeth Reed
  • Originally Created by: Sue
  • Added: 21 Aug 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 115841124
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for MSGT George Allen Bannar, Jr (29 Oct 1975–20 Aug 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 115841124, citing Culpeper National Cemetery, Culpeper, Culpeper County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Reed (contributor 46561848) .