Hickory- Hoover Banks, age 82, of Hickory formerly of Lincolnton passed away Saturday, August 4, 2012 at the Brian Center East. He was born in Lincoln County, Georgia to the late Charlie Banks and Nan Lee Farley Banks.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Clemon Banks, John Frank Banks, and Fred Banks.
He is survived by one son, Bobby Gene Watkins of Lincolnton, three brothers, Sammie Banks of Detroit, MI, James Banks and his wife Hazel of Hickory, Charlie Banks, Jr of Conover, four sisters, Teresa Banks Whitman and her husband Greg of Hickory, Mary Elizabeth Phelps of Lincolnton, Annie Kate Banks of Hickory, Anna Ruth McIlwain of Conover, seven grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins, three special nephews, Jackie Phelps, Marshall Phelps and Noah Hewitt and threes special nieces, Yolander Kennedy, Christy Banks, and Cashmere Banks.
Services will be held Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 4:00 PM at E. F. Drum Funeral Home. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. The interment will be at Mt. Olive Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Pastor Nathan Craig will officiate.
Memorials may be made to the Hickory or Lincolnton Dialysis.
E. F. Drum Funeral Home is serving the Banks family.