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Paul L. Banes

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Paul L. Banes

Monticello - Paul L. Banes, 85, passed away at his residence.

He was born on August 9, 1933 in Chalmers to the late Harry and Ruth (Miller) Banes. On September 10, 1954 he married the former Betty Eggan in Chalmers and she preceded Paul in death January 4, 2013.

Paul was a graduate of Chalmers High School and served in the U.S. Army National Guard during Vietnam. He worked as a furniture refinisher for more than 33 years for RCA and also in his own business.

He was a member of the Monticello Christian Church where he enjoyed singing in the choir and participating in Bible studies.

He loved gardening, fishing, hunting, walking his dog, traveling, and refinishing furniture.

Paul is survived by son, Dave P. (Kim) Banes of Monticello; daughter, LaDonna S. Biczo of Monticello; six grandchildren, Nicholas (Amber) Banes of Chalmers, Miranda Bucy of Monticello, Ashlee Banes of Monticello, J.J. Biczo of Monticello, Clifton (Lacey) Biczo of Monticello, and Chance Biczo of Monticello; thirteen great grandchildren; his step siblings, Phil (Janice) Girton and Nancy Cripe.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his stepfather, John Girton; and brothers, Stanley, Donald, Robert, and George Banes.

Visitation will be on Sunday, September16, 2018 from 4pm until 8pm at Springer-Voorhis-Draper Funeral Home of Monticello and also one hour prior to services at the church on Monday.

Funeral services celebrating Paul's life will be at 11am Monday at Monticello Christian Church with Pastor Chris Dodson and Elder Larry Crabb officiating.

Military rites will be rendered at the church Monday by the Monticello Funeral Honor Guard.

Private burial will be in Chalmers Cemetery.

The family encourages memorial contributions to be given to the Monticello Christian Church. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home and also at the church.

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Published in the Journal & Courier on Sept. 15, 2018
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