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 Preston Monroe Bannister, Jr

Preston Monroe Bannister, Jr

New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 23 Apr 2010 (aged 84)
Waynesboro, Augusta County, Virginia, USA
Burial Quantico, Prince William County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 10A Site 83
Memorial ID 51631121 · View Source
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Preston Monroe Bannister Jr., 84, of Pelham Drive, Waynesboro, Virginia, passed away Friday, April 23, 2010, at his residence.

He was born June 19, 1925, in New Orleans, Louisiana, son of the late Preston Monroe Bannister and Mildred Amelia Timlin Bannister.

He served his country with the United States Coast Guard during World War II and Korea.

During his career with the General Services Administration in Washington, D.C., Mr. Bannister was instrumental in the development of the Federal Acquisitions Regulations.

He was an avid golfer during his retirement and a devoted student of the Holy Bible.

He was a member of Fourth Presbyterian Church in Bethesda, Maryland, Independent Presbyterian Church in Savannah, Georgia, and First Presbyterian Church in Waynesboro, Virginia. He was a devoted husband and father.

Surviving are his wife of 59 years, Joyce N. Bannister; two daughters, Laura L. Bannister of Woodbridge, Virginia, and Nancy C. Bannister of Burke, Virginia; two brothers, Bert Bannister and his wife, Olga, of New Orleans, Louisiana, and Ronald Bannister of Jacksonville, Florida; and his faithful dog, Tucker.

A memorial service was conducted Tuesday April 27, 2010, at First Presbyterian Church by Dr. Glen A. Holman.

Interment took place at a later date.

McDow Funeral Home handled arrangements.

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  • Created by: A. L. Parrish
  • Added: 26 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51631121
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Preston Monroe Bannister, Jr (19 Jun 1925–23 Apr 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51631121, citing Quantico National Cemetery, Quantico, Prince William County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by A. L. Parrish (contributor 46498466) .