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Sgt Billy West Banks

Sgt Billy West Banks

Birth
Saint Clair, Burke County, Georgia, USA
Death 5 Apr 1956 (aged 27)
Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, USA
Burial Waynesboro, Burke County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 17917561 · View Source
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Billy was married to Dean Martin Banks and they had 4 children; Gloria, Judy, Randy and James(Rusty). Billy lost his life in an automobile accident. He was the second born of 5 boys to Lansdell and Anabelle Banks.

Banks-Died at an Augusta Infirmary April 5, 1956, at 6 am. Mr Billy West Banks, 715 Eleventh Street, Augusta, Ga., husband of Mrs. Daisy Dean Martin Banks. Funeral services will be conducted at St. Clair Georgia Baptist Church this Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock, the Rev. E.L. Baskin officiating. Remains will be at the funeral home. Interment Magnolia Cemetery, Waynesboro, Ga., Hopper-DeLoach Funeral Home.

Injuries suffered in a traffic accident Saturday night proved fatal yesterday to Billy W. Banks, 28 of 715 Eleventh Street. A technical charge of man slaughter has been booked against David L. Halcame of 1432 Walton Way, driver of an auto which collided with the Banks car. Also injured in the accident on Wheeless Rd. was Josh H. Corley. His condition was reported last night as still serious. Banks a salesman and World War II veteran, died at 6 am. Funeral services will be held today at 3 pm from St. Clair, Ga., Baptist Church. Interment will be in Magnolia Cemetery, Waynesboro, Ga. The body will be at Hopper-Deloach Funeral Home in Waynesboro to lie in state until the hour of the funeral. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Daisy Dean Martin Banks, two sons Randy and Rusty Banks of Augusta; two daughters, Gloria and Judy Banks of Augusta: parents Mr. and Mrs. Lansdell Banks Sr. of St. Clair; four brothers Lansdell Banks Jr., of Savannah, Sgt. John T. Banks of the U.S. Air Force, Clifford and Louie Banks of St. Clair.


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  • Created by: Kay W. Waters
  • Added: 13 Feb 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17917561
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Billy West Banks (9 Jul 1928–5 Apr 1956), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17917561, citing Magnolia Cemetery, Waynesboro, Burke County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Kay W. Waters (contributor 46890871) .