Banister NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. - Mr. Robert Wayne Banister, 69, of Lake Avenue, entered into rest on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at VA Medical Center. His memorial service will be held at 3:00 PM on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 in the Chapel of Rowland Funeral Home with Rev. Roy Kiser officiating. Mr. Banister was a veteran of the US Army, having served in Vietnam. He along with his family were benefactors of the Eagles Nest Children's Home. He was also a motorcycle enthusiast. Survivors include two daughters, Heather Vauthier of Portland, TX and Nicole Martinez of Stockbridge, GA; three sisters, Beverly Banister of Covington, GA, Barbara Jenkins of Stockbridge, GA, and Bernice Howard of Lithonia, GA; and four grandchildren, Alisa, Victor, Jaxon and Leah. He was preceded in death by his parents, Luther Howard and Heather Davis Banister; one brother, Leonard Howard Banister; and his daughter Heather's mother, Lisa Banister. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2:00 PM until service time. Please visit the online register at www.rowlandfuneralhome.com. Rowland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Rowland Funeral Home
637 West Martintown Rd
North Augusta, SC 29841
Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Oct. 14, 2016