Robert Wilbanks

April 10, 1929February 28, 2018

Services to celebrate the life of Robert Wilbanks, 88, are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Friday at McPeters Funeral Directors, Inc. with burial to follow in the Farmington Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until the service time at 1:00 p.m. at McPeters.

Robert died on February 28, 2018 at Magnolia Regional Health Center. He was born on April 10, 1929 to the late Talmadge Lee and Velma Shaw Wilbanks. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He had a career at ITT and after retiring worked as a security officer at the WIN Job Center until he was 83. He was a member of Farmington Baptist Church and was a loving husband, father, and grandfather.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Betty Wilbanks of Corinth; sons, Kevin Wilbanks (Jennifer) of Tuscaloosa, AL, Michael Wilbanks of Atlanta; daughter, Kathy Stutts (Jimmy) of Corinth; grandchildren, Jennifer Stutts, Noah Stutts, Natalie Wilbanks and Rayann Wilbanks; son-in-law, Stanley White of Glen and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Debra Wilbanks White; brothers, Bynum, Clayton, Hershel Wilbanks and sisters, Vergie Wren and Ruth Caldwell.

Bro. Jared Cox will officiate the service.

Online condolences can be left at


  • Betty Wilbanks, Wife
  • Kathy Stutts, Daughter
  • Jimmy Stutts, Son-in-law
  • Michael Wilbanks, Son
  • Kevin Wilbanks, Son
  • Jennifer Wilbanks, Daughter-in-law
  • Jennifer Stutts, Grandchild
  • Noah Stutts, Grandchild
  • Natalie Wilbanks, Grandchild
  • Rayann Wilbanks, Grandchild
  • Stanley White, Son-in-law
  • Debra Wilbanks White, Daughter


  • Visitation Friday, March 2, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Friday, March 2, 2018

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Margaret Gunn Rutledge

March 2, 2018

My thoughts and Prayers are with you at this sad time in your lives. Ms Betty you got to keep him a long ,long time. Kevin ,Michael and Kathy I know he was a wonderful Dad to all of you and Grandpa too. I remember the times we came to your home and always left with tomatoes ,which were very good. I would like to attend the funeral ,but am ill , God bless you all.