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.

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Thursday, November 18, 2021


Thursday, November 18, 2021

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Friday, November 19, 2021

Graveside Service