CATOASA, Okla. - Bobby Martin Banks, 63, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died at 6 a.m. May 6, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Born June 19, 1939, in New Madrid County, Mo., son of the late Shirley Martin and Mildred Rosalie Blyzes Banks, he lived in Catoasa for many years and was a boilermaker.
Survivors include: two sons, Steven Martin Banks of Tulsa and David Vincent Banks of Phoenix, Ariz.; three daughters, Terry Lynn Robbins and Tracey Ann Brown of Phoenix and Robin Lee Siracuse of Virginia Beach, Va.; two brothers, Melvin Banks of St. Louis, Mo., and Arthur Banks of St. Clair, Mo.; three sisters, Ann Hatton of Sikeston, Mo., Judy Humphreys of Pell City, Ala., and Evelyn Mills of Cape Girardeau; and six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
One brother, Shirley Banks, preceded him in death.
Visitation begins at 5 p.m. today at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie, where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday with David Dowdy, officiating.
Burial will follow in East Prairie Memorial Park Cemetery.