James Banks Jr. 1959-2019

James Richard Banks Jr., 59, of Osage City, formerly of Wetmore, died Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, at his home.

He was born Oct. 28, 1959, in Topeka, the son of James Richard and Delores Tamsy Hinton Banks. He graduated from Wetmore High School in 1977. 

Mr. Banks worked several jobs, including farming, being a machinist, working at Iowa Beef and working as a repossession agent.

He was a member of ABATE.

Survivors include his father, James R. Banks Sr., Topeka; a son, Tanner Banks, Grand Island, Neb.; a daughter, Tamsy Engel and husband Rocky, Herington; two sisters, Cindy Banks, Topeka, and Lis Decker and husband Dan, in California; and three grandchildren, Tucker and Reeve Banks and Oakley Engel. He was preceded in death by his mother, Delores.

Memorial services were held Friday, Oct. 4 at VanArsdale Funeral Chapel in Osage City. Private inurnment was scheduled.

Memorial contributions may be made to ABATE, sent in care of VanArsdale Funeral Chapel, 107 N. Sixth, Osage City, KS 66523.

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