W. Banks, 89, passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2013
at the home of his son, Randy Banks, in Highland, Utah.
Joe was born on April 21, 1923 in Salt Lake City, Utah to
the late Benjamin Frederick Banks and Samantha Chloe (Berry)
Banks. He was a prisoner of war in Germany during World
War II. He worked for General Motors most of his life and
lived in California, Montana, Texas, Ohio, and most recently
for 30+ years in Jacksonville, FL.
He is survived by his son, Randy W. Banks and his wife
Linda of Highland, UT; his 2 daughters, Suzanne Grimes of
South Jordan, UT; and Shelly Manning and her husband Bob
of Jacksonville, FL; his sister, Jeanne Masters of Mesa,
AZ; and his brother, Benjamin Banks of Salt Lake City, UT;
his 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Joe was
preceded in death by his wife, Afton (Anderson) Banks, 1
brother and 3 sisters.
Viewing will be held from 9:30 am to 10:30 am, and the
Funeral Service will follow at 11:00 am on Saturday, January
26, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints,
Highland 31st Ward, 11162 N. Alpine Highway, Highland UT,
with Bishop Steven Lund officiating. Burial will take place
on Tuesday, January 29, at 2:30 pm at the Jacksonville National
Cemetery, 4083 Lannie Rd., Jacksonville, FL. Arrangements
are under the care and direction of Warenski Funeral Home,
1776 N. 900 E., American Fork, UT 84003.