Letton Banta Jr.

BANTA, LETTON JR., 76, of Prospect, KY, passed away at Baptist Health-Louisville (formerly Baptist Hospital East). A native of Cynthiana, KY, he was the son of the late Letton and Lorena Mae Banta. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Nancy Sue Feix.

He was a retired Shell Dealer with numerous awards of achievement. He also was proud to have served his country in the United States Marine Corps.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Keal Banta; his two sons, David (Vicky) and Mark (Sherry) Banta; two granddaughters, Tiffany Williams and Holly Banta; five grandsons, Jacob, Jeremy, Michael, Luke and Jake Banta; one great-grandson, Owen Caldwell; and three sisters, Betty McNees, Ann Dragoo (Tommy Allen) and Peggy Caswell.

A Celebration of Letton's life will be May 6, 2013 at Ratterman Brothers East Louisville at 5 p.m., located at 12900 Shelbyville Road, with visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at a later date in Cave Hill Cemetery.

The family would like to extend special thanks to all the amazing staff at Baptist Health- Louisville and Melissa Tidwell, his niece for the dedicated care he received.

Memorial gifts to Baptist Health Foundation or Wounded Warrior Project.

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Published in The Courier-Journal on Apr. 30, 2013