Funeral services for Mr. John Randall Banks, age 94, of the Noah Community in Coffee County, TN will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Thursday, June 28, 2012 at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with Bros. Tommy Underwood and Horace Lee Jacobs officiating.
Burial will follow in Fredonia Cemetery.
Visitation with the Banks family will be 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Mr. Banks passed away Tuesday morning at his residence, surrounded by his family.
Mr. Banks was born in Coffee County, TN, the son of the late John Solomon and Pearl Thomas Banks. He was a self-employed farmer and logger. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a member of Noah Church of Christ. He furthered his education at Nashville Auto Diesel College.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Banks was also preceded in death by a daughter, Gail Alline Banks Rhea; a son-in-law, Jimmy Howard Rhea; and three brothers, Mervin Raulston Banks, William Alonzo Faulk, and Homer Thomas Banks.
He is survived by his loving wife, Cleo Banks, of Manchester; one son, Randy (Dorene) Banks; a daughter-in-law, Pam Rhea; six grandchildren, Allen Banks, Regina (Lance) Hickerson, Jimmy (Anita) Banks, Crystal (Michael) Robison, April Shelton, and Jimmy Rhea; six great grandchildren; and one great, great grandchild.
Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Banks family.