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Mr. Samuel David Banks, Sr.

The Banks family announces the home going of a beloved husband, father, grand-father, great grand-father, brother, uncle, cousin, and friend, Mr. Samuel David Banks, Sr., (Sunrise-February 9, 1934 - Sunset-June 30, 2010).

Mr. Samuel D. Banks, Sr. departed to be with the Lord on June 30, 2010 at the Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte, NC, USA. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Alice E. Bates Banks, his children: Mrs. Cleopatra Banks Keah (Lawrence), Laverne, Leroy (Sandra), Samuel Jr. (Garmai), Alicia Banks Ijames (Kentrell), Satchmoore, Lancelot (Cymbaline), Sandra, Samuel III, Edwin, Dawn Banks Hoff (Gabriel), grandchildren, great grandchildren, maternal Silblings: Edna I Banks Stevens, Benjamin F. N. Banks, Mary Banks Tobee (Benedictus),
Cllr. Philip A. Z. Banks, III, Cllr. Rosemarie Banks James (Emmanuel), Wellington Banks (Maggie) and a host of paternal brothers, sisters and other relatives in Liberia, USA, Europe and around the World.

Daddy, affectionally called by his children, you guided and protected us emotionally, spiritually, physically, and intellectually. The vast knowledge and wisdom you imparted in the lives of all those you lived and worked with will forever be remembered. Daddy, may your soul rest in perfect peace with the Lord until we meet again.

Funeral arrangements are as follow:

Wake Keeping: Friday, July 9, 2010 at 6-9 pm, Greater Bethel AME Church, 5232 The Plaza, Charlotte - (704) 566-9000

Funeral Services: Saturday, July 10, 2010 at 10:00 am, Greater Bethel AME Church, 5232 The Plaza, Charlotte - (704) 566-9000, follow by internment at Forest Lawn Cemetery, 4601 Freedom Drive, Charlotte - (704) 395-0055

For more information concerning the funeral arrangement please contact the following family members:

  • Cleopatra Banks Keah. 704-458-8631
  • Laverne Banks 704-560-5652
  • Samuel D. Banks, Jr. 704-398-8973
  • Edwin P. Banks 704-277-2932
  • Alicia Banks Ijames 704-906-2711
  • Lancelot A. Banks 704-968-2812
  • Mary Tobee 407-654-4338
  • Dawn Hoff 704-293-7828
  • Ramonita Banks Johnson 704-499-7072
  • Cllr. Philip A. Z. Banks, III, 231-649-8893, LIberia
  • Cllr. Rosemarie Banks James 654-9684, Liberia

Hotels Reservations

Holiday Inn - Charlotte (704) 394-4301
Courtyard Charlotte Airport (704) 319-9900
Country Inn & Suites (704) 394-2000
The Hampton Inn & Suites (704) 394-6455
Ramada (704) 394-4111



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