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Edgar Lawrence Banks, 81, of San Antonio, TX, went to be with the Lord on Monday, January 29, 2018.
Edgar was born on September 12, 1936 in Lancaster (Wabash County), Illinois, to Noble A. Banks and Ethel M. (Sprinkle) Banks. He graduated from Western High School, Howard County, IN, in 1954 and married Norma Leon Craft in 1956. After his graduation from Purdue University in 1959, he joined the United States Air Force and rose to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Edgar served as a scoutmaster for the Boy Scouts while stationed in Virginia and Texas. After his retirement from the Air Force in 1980, he served as the Director of Public Works for the city of Weatherford, TX until his retirement in 1998.
Edgar is preceded in death by his parents, son James Robert Banks, and daughter Barbara Annette (Banks) Maddox. He is survived by his wife of 61 years Norma Banks; daughter Nancy Sue Kloboucnik and husband Edwin of San Angelo, TX; son Jon Michael Banks and wife Liza of Austin, TX; sister Norma Jean (Banks) Garner of Hartford City, IN; brother Roger Banks and wife Marilyn of Sherman, TX; and (3) granddaughters Chloe Banks, Amanda Maddox and Meghan Maddox.
Edgar was cremated and the ashes will be interred in Indiana at a later date. The family asks that, in lieu of flowers please make a contribution to the Alzheimers Association or your favorite charitable organization.
Published on February 6, 2018
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