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William Donald Banks

William Donald Banks

William Donald Banks, 85, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, at his home.

Don was born at his family farm in Banks County. He attended Banks County High School and served in the U.S. Army on active duty and reserves from 1954-1964. He returned to his farm in Banks County and worked as quality control engineer at General Time.

He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was able to fulfill a lifelong dream when he retired to Shellman Bluff to fish the salt water.

He is survived by his wife, Ellen McCullough Banks, daughters Kathy Banks Turner of Maysville and Debbie Parson of Homer; and a son, Donald Ellis “Bubba” Banks of Hartsville; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be made to Hospice of the Golden Isles.