Ronald Lee Banks

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Ronald Lee Banks, 86, of Washburn, passed away Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at his home.

He was born Aug. 31, 1934, in Jacket, the son of Howard and Faye (Norman) Banks. On March 21, 1954, in Exeter, he was united in marriage to Juanita Brattin, who survives.

Additional survivors include: two sons, Jeff Banks and his wife Lori and Kevin Banks and his wife Kelly all of Cassville; two daughters, Debbie Ross and her husband Bill of Cassville, and Linda Townsend and her husband Bill of Texas; one brother, James Banks and his wife Betty of Cassville; eleven grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his parents and two sisters, Betty Neeley and Margie Fields.

He graduated from Cassville High School. Most of his life was spent as a postal worker for Cassville Post Office. In 1994, he moved from Barry County to McDonald County to make his home. Several years ago, he served as deacon of Corinth Baptist Church and taught the youth Sunday school class.

Services were held Monday, at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Pastor Richard Jones, Chaplain Jack Betts and Rev. James Stewart conducted the services. Burial was at Maplewood Cemetery in Exeter.

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