OBITUARY

Fred Banks

November 27, 1937November 16, 2021
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Fred Banks age 83 of Bewleys Chapel Road, Midway, passed away Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at his home.

He was a lifelong farmer raising Burley tobacco, beef cattle, and produce. He was also, one of the founders of Banks Farms Campground. He was of the Christian faith.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Ruth Davis Banks; son: Fred Kates Banks; daughter: Camellia B Fitzgerald and husband Mike; grandchildren: Camellia Elizabeth Carter and Casey McKinney, Michael Wyatt Fitzgerald, Melissa Fitzgerald and Charlie Gentry; great grandchildren: Trenton and Layla Malone, Brooklynn, Lillie and Tristan; and special friends that were like daughters Amy Collins and Nancy McClaughary and special friend like a granddaughter, Amy Starnes.

Fred was preceded in death by his parents, Ed and Elizabeth Scott Banks; brothers and sisters-in-law, Frazier and Gladys Banks, Blaine and Betty Banks, Mack and Mildred Banks, Parks Banks and Scott Banks; sisters, Leeora Banks Shope and husband Bill, and Joyce Banks.

The family will receive friends on Thursday from 5 – 7 pm at Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home. The funeral service will follow at 7 pm in the chapel of the funeral home with Rev. Gary Marshall and Rev. Will Scott officiating.

The graveside service will be held on Friday morning at 10 am in GreeneLawn Memory Gardens. Family and friends are asked to meet at the funeral home at 9:30 am on Friday to go in procession to the cemetery. Pallbearers are family and friends.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kiserrosehillfuneralhome.com

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, November 18, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, November 18, 2021

  • Graveside Service

    Friday, November 19, 2021

Memories

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Stella Joyner

November 22, 2021

RUTH AND FAMILY, SO VERY SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. YOU AND FRED WERE ALWAYS GOOD TO MY PARENTS AND US KIDS. MAY GOD BLESS YOU ALL. FROM STELLA (CARTER)JOYNER

David Shope

November 20, 2021

Uncle Fred was one of the most humble, and kindest man I ever knew . Always had a smile to greet you with. Not to be outdone, one time when I was at Granny's, Tim and I were lighting firecrackers and Uncle Fred and Uncle Parks came along and started lighting dynamite.

Kenneth and joyce Nelson

November 19, 2021

Fred will always be in your hearts

Johnnie irene Wisecarver

November 17, 2021

I am sorry for your loss. My prayers are with the family. I have some amazing memories of Fred and banks farm.

Myrna Rice

November 16, 2021

Ruth, so sorry to hear about Fred. You and your family are in my prayers.

Lorrie & Chris Banks

November 16, 2021

Ruth Cami Kates Elizabeth Wyatt Mike and Missy our hearts are broken for you Uncle Fred was a wonderful man we loved him with our whole hearts he will forever with us all We pray the Lord will comfort you now and the days to come trust me your hearts feel empty and helpless now I know but your hearts will soon replaced with loving memories that will fill the emptiness with all our love Chris & Lorrie Banks

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