Richard E. Bankhead, age 85, of Mount Clemens, died on Sunday, October 2, 2011. Born August 4, 1926 in Sulligent, Alabama to the late Early and Ovella Pennington Bankhead. Survived by wife, Alease; daughters, Lauren (Phillip) Folson, Melodie Bankhead, Yvette Stewart, Tonirochelle Evans; stepsons, Dennis McCoy, Michael (Sheryl) Lattany; 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Preceded by sisters, Lovie and Frances "Clem" and granddaughter, Lori Folson. funeral services Saturday noon, (family hour 11 a.m.) in the Harold W. Vick Funeral Home, 140 South Main, Mount Clemens. Visitation in the funeral home Friday, 2-7 p.m. View full obituary at www.vickfuneralhome.com.