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Ronnie A. Banks Sr.

January 28, 1952 ~ January 26, 2020 (age 67)

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Obituary

Ronnie Banks Sr 67, passed away suddenly at his home on January 26th, 2020. Ronnie was born to the union of Dan and Virginia Banks on January 28th, 1952 in Benton Harbor Michigan. Ronnie a graduate from Benton harbor high school in 1970 went on to work for Bendix Allied signal and retired after 25 years of service in 1996. After retirement, Ronnie took on many odd jobs including working at The bunting house of flowers as a delivery driver. Ronnie’s hobbies included playing softball where he received many accolades, shooting pool, riding bikes with his brothers and just having a good time with family. Ronnie married his high school sweetheart Cleola in June of 1972. From that union, they had three children. Ronnie lived in Benton Harbor Michigan for most of his life until moving to be near his son in Fort Wayne Indiana in 2014. Ronnie is survived by his wife of 47 years Cleola, his sons Parrish Robinson of Michigan, Ronnie A. Banks Jr (Tracie Banks) of Fort Wayne Indiana, Daughter Faatimah "Antoinette" (Stanley) Gilbert of Philadelphia and sisters Carol Banks of Benton Harbor Michigan and Sandra Banks of Kansas City Missouri, also nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews. Ronnie was proceeded in death by his father Dan E. Banks SR, his Mother Virginia Banks and his brothers Willie, Ernest, Dan E. Banks Jr and Lawrence. 

Arrangements are pending

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
February 11, 2020

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Hopewell Baptist Church
756 Highland Ave
Benton Harbor, MI 49022

Funeral Service
Tuesday
February 11, 2020

12:00 PM
Hopewell Baptist Church
756 Highland Ave
Benton Harbor, MI 49022

Interment following funeral service
Tuesday
February 11, 2020

North Shore Memory Gardens
5027 M 63 N
Coloma, MI 49038

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