David William Banning
6/13/1962 - 9/26/2021
BORN
6/13/1962
DIED
9/26/2021
FUNERAL HOME
Wallingford Funeral Home
809 North Main Street Ext.
Wallingford, CT
David William Banning, 59, of St. Petersburg, FL, Meriden, CT and New Haven CT, passed away peacefully on September 26, 2021, at Bayfront Health with his family by his side. David was the beloved husband of nearly 26 years to Suzanne (Scalia) Banning. Born in New Haven, CT on June 13, 1962, he was the son of Elizabeth Fredericks of West Haven and Alfred & Patti Banning of Bedford, NH. In addition to his wife and parents, he is survived by his daughters, Tanya Banning of Wallingford; Christina Robinson (Kevin) of Toccoa, GA; Jacqueline Zikis (John) of East Haven and Candace Banning of East Haven. He is also survived by his sister Judy (Daniel) O'Mara of East Haddam; his brother, Brian (Phyllis) Banning of West Haven, his beloved granddaughter Deanna Robinson, his newborn grandson Patrick Zikis, his treasured cat Layla, as well as his nieces, nephews and many, many friends and extended family. David was a graduate of Wilbur Cross High School and attended Southern Connecticut State University. He had an uncanny sense of people and was a mentor and friend to those that worked for him, most recently at Advance Auto Parts Distribution Center in Enfield. A fanatic of all things sports, he reveled in perfecting his fantasy football and baseball teams and was most proud of his 821 bowling series, as well as his perfect 300 game. He loved to gamble, was an expert card player and a frequent visitor to both Mohegan Sun & Foxwoods prior to his move to Florida. Once in Florida, he enjoyed visiting the dog track, horse track and playing cards, pool, shuffleboard and cornhole with his new found Florida friends. A zealous fan of Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones and Jeff Beck, he had a mischievous sense of humor, a quick wit and the ability to make everyone smile and laugh. His family will receive relatives and friends at The Wallingford Funeral Home, 809 N. Main Street Ext. on Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. A memorial service will be held in the funeral home at 5 p.m. In lieu of flowers, gifts in his memory may be sent to the American Cancer Society (www.cancer.org)


Published by The Record-Journal from Oct. 21 to Oct. 22, 2021.
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23
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Oct
23
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Sue and Tonya, so sad and shocked to hear of Dave’s passing. He was a good boss, and an even better man.
George and Lisa Romano
October 28, 2021
So sad to hear of Dave's passing. Great times playing softball and Halloween parties on Grove Road. Dave was one-of-a kind, very unique individual. Sue, please accept our deepest condolences. Greg and Michele
Greg Messina
Friend
October 22, 2021
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Rena
October 18, 2021
With my sympathy,
Debra Ripa
DEBRA RIPA
October 18, 2021
Dave “kid” we had a lot of great times together. Your cookouts were the “best”. RIP Sue, you & your family our in mine & Nancy’s prayers.
David Palumbo
October 16, 2021
My sincerest sympathy to Beth and the rest of David’s family on his loss. May God hold you in the palm of His hand and give you peace.
Faye Cusack
Friend
October 16, 2021
My thoughts and prayer are with you -Dave was a wonderful man -He could always make me laugh -and cooked a mean pork chop ! I always appreciated how he gave Hayley such good advice -
I will always remember the good times we all had !
jayme solak
October 16, 2021
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