Fred Andrew Banks

Fred Andrew Banks Resident of Antioch Dec. 2, 1929 - Oct. 31, 2012 Born one of six children in Antioch. CA to Etta (Scudero) and Fred E. Banks. WWII Veteran serving in Okinawa and Phillipines until 1949. Worked as operator/leadman at General Chemical Bay Point Plant for more than 35 years, retiring in 1996. Fred was a fun-loving, social sports fanatic. A die-hard San Francisco Giants, 49ers and Golden State Warriors fan. He always had a smile and would talk and joke with everyone around him. He will be sorely missed. He was predeceased by wife Billie Jean (DeArmond) Banks. He is survived by loving and devoted daughter Brandi Shea Banks Fein (Eric) of N. Stonington, CT, and longtime friend Linda Gosney of Concord, CA. Military service at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, 5810 Midway Rd. in Dixon, 10:30 am Wed. 11/7/12. A Celebration of Life, Thurs. 11/8/12 4pm. Please call 860-608-9493 for details. Donations may be made to Professional Health Care at Home Hospice.

Published in Contra Costa Times on Nov. 5, 2012