George E. “Gene” Banks, Jr.
Augusta , GA- George E. “ Gene” Banks, Jr., 59, entered into rest Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at the residence.
Memorial services will be held Friday, September 28, 2012, at 5:00 PM from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Pastor Frank Londino officiating.
Mr. Banks was born in St. Mary’s MD, and retired after 15 years with the American Coating Company. He served in the US Army in Hawaii.
He will best be remembered as a generous loving father. His greatest love was for his daughters, grandchildren and great-granddaughter, as his health declined he still maintained his passion for fishing and deer hunting. He touched many lives and will be deeply missed.
He was preceded in death by his parents George Eugene & Ola Powell Banks, his sister, Kathryn Brantley, his brothers Mike and Dennis Banks.
Survivors include: his daughters, Ashely M. Banks (Renee Moxley) of Martinez, Stephanie Banks Hatcher (Walter) of Blythe, his grandson, Christopher A. Murray III, granddaughters, Paige Kelly and Breeanna Hatcher, his great-granddaughter, Kayelynn Overcash, his brother Gerald Banks of Hephzibah, His sisters, Karen Nelson (Frank) and Theresa Nichols all of Waynesboro and a life long special friend Leslie Cartledge.
Honorary Pallbearers will be John Newsome, Frank Nelson, Jr., Bill Dodgen, Jack Dodgen, Charles Corley and Clifford Pope.
The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors 2502 Richmond Hill Road , Augusta , Georgia 30906.