William F. Bankes(1934 - 2013)


William F. Bankes , 79 of Alexandria, passed away on November 3, 2013 at Baptist Convalescent Center, Newport, KY. Mr. Bankes graduate of Newport High School where he ran track and played basketball. Mechanical engineer for American Laundry for 40 yrs. Avid bowler and golfer. US Army veteran. William was born November 1, 1934 in Harrisburg, PA to Frank Bankes and Thelma Mae Harro Bankes. He was preceded in death by his Wife, Nancy Eleanor Struve Bankes. Survived by his Daughters, Melinda Swift of Alexandria, KY, April Solomon of Cold Spriing, KY, Melody Schultz of Cold Spring, KY, Sandra Solomon of Ft. Thomas, KY, and Deborah Smith of Ft. Thomas, KY, Sons, William Bankes Jr. of Springboro, OH, Ammed Solomon of WVa, and Mark Solomon of Alexandria, KY, Brother, Barry Bankes of Greenville, SC, 18 Grandchildren, 9 Great Grandchildren. Visitation 10:00 am to 11:00 am, Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at Dobbling Funeral Home,106 S. Fort Thomas Ave., Fort Thomas,KY. Memorial Service will be held 11:00 am Wednesday, November 6, 2013, at the Dobbling Funeral Home, Fort Thomas. Memorials are suggested to the St. Elizabeth Hospice, 483 South Loop Drive, Edgewood, KY 41017. Online condolences can be given at www.dmefuneral.com

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Published in the Kentucky Enquirer on Nov. 5, 2013