RICHARD VANDALE BANKS JR.September 9th, 2021 | Paid Obituary
Richard Vandale Banks, Jr., age 80, passed away in Atlanta, GA on August 24, 2021. Richard was the elder son of the late Richard Sr. and Verna Banks of Texarkana, TZ and was born in Baltimore, MD. He was preceded in death by his sister, Sandra Barber and son, Richard Banks, III. He is survived by one brother, Michael (Wayne) Banks of Texarkana, TX and two children, Shaun Banks of Chandler, AZ and Emily Banks of Poulsbo, WA. He is also survived by 8 grandchildren, 2 step grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, 6 step great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Richard served both in the U. S. Navy and the U. S. Army from 1958 to 1979 and retired from the Texas Department of Public Safety. His remains will be laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery and a marker will be placed at Chapelwood Cemetery in Wake Village, TX alongside his parents. Online condolences may be made at www.GeorgiaMemorialPark.com. Georgia Memorial Park Funeral Home & Cemetery, 2000 Cobb Parkway SE, Marietta, GA 30060. 770-432-0771.