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Heritage Chapel Funeral Home

5200 Old Birmingham Hwy, Tuscaloosa, AL

OBITUARY

James Oliver Banks Jr.

March 27, 1954June 17, 2020

James Oliver Banks Jr. of Eutaw, Alabama died June 17, 2020 at Hospice of West Alabama.

He was born March 27, 1954 to Mr. and Mrs. James Oliver Banks of Eutaw. He attended Warrior Academy, Brandon Hall, Marion Military Institute, The University of Alabama and Livingston University. He married his high school sweetheart, Connie Robinson Banks, on August 14, 1976. Mr. Banks was the fourth-generation proprietor of Banks & Company, founded in 1889 by his great grandfather, J.O. Banks, and served on the Board of Directors of Merchants and Farmers Bank. He was a lifelong member of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, where he was for many years a vestryman and Junior Warden.

He is preceded in death by his birth mother, Sue Sessions Banks, father, James Oliver Banks, and his stepmother Ann Hanahan Banks.

Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Connie Robinson Banks, sons, James Oliver Banks III and Andrew Harrison Banks (Leah), granddaughter, Margaret Gray Sessions Banks and brother, John Sessions Banks.

A private burial was held at in the family cemetery at Grassdale with Heritage Chapel Funeral Home & Cremations, A Dignity Memorial Provider handling arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Eutaw, AL or your local humane society are gratefully appreciated.

Condolences may be offered at www.HeritageChapelTuscaloosa.com

  • FAMILY

  • Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Connie Robinson Banks, sons, James Oliver Banks III and Andrew Harrison Banks (Leah), granddaughter, Margaret Gray Sessions Banks and brother, John Sessions Banks.

Services

  • Graveside Service

    Saturday, June 20, 2020

Memories

James Oliver Banks Jr.

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Wanda Campbell

June 21, 2020

My Prayers 🙏 are with the family. Jamie was a great person and was always there for anyone who needed him. May he rest in peace

Joanne Porter

June 20, 2020

Prayers for you and your family. So sorry to hear about Jamie. We have had a lot of sadness in our little town and my love goes out to you. Joanne Farnham Porter

Michelle Bumgarner

June 20, 2020

Our sincerest condolences are extended to you! We feel so blessed to have had the privilege to fellowship with Jaime & your family at St. Stephen's Episcopal. His sweet smile & sense of humor will be greatly missed and cherished fondly. It is our prayer that God's peace will comfort & sustain you.
Michelle , Daniel, Ryan & Jake Bumgarner

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