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Obituaries > BANKS, EDWARD W.

Captain Edward W. Banks (Ret.) born June 12, 1922 in West Bay, Cayman Islands, entered into eternal rest on December 3, 2013 in Richmond, Texas.

He is preceded in death by wife of over 50 years, Ruby Banks; parents, Eliza & Samuel Banks; sons, Henry Don Ellis & William John Ellis. Left to cherish his memory is his son, Michael David Ellis & wife Eva; daughter, Mary Elizabeth Ellis; brothers, Leith Banks & Arthur Banks; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces & nephews.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. on Friday, December 6, 2013 at Forest Park Lawndale Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 7, 2013 followed by interment in the Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery.