Funeral service for Mr. Bobby “Bob” Dwight Bankston, age 66, of Fayetteville, TN, will be conducted Saturday, November 18, 2017, at 1 PM at Parks City Baptist Church with Bro. Don Russell. Burial will follow in Macedonia Cemetery. Mr. Bankston passed away on November 15, 2017 at his residence.
Mr. Bankston, a native of Lincoln County, was born on October 19, 1951 to the late Robert “Tobe” and Dorothy Ruth Bankston. He was a good artist and singer. He was the owner of Mastercraft Sharpening Services for 31 years and he was currently Judicial Commissioner in Lincoln County. He was active in the Lincoln County Honor Guard and a member of the United States Army 3rd Infantry Old Guard, Washington, D.C.. He was very active in his church serving as a trustee and maintenance director and a Gideon member.
Survivors include his wife of 24 years, Ann Crumrine Bankston; son, Brad “Boo” Bankston, wife, Christine, and their two children, Julie and Carter Bankston; daughters, Amanda Mance (Trotwood) and Dana Gravitt; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother, Don Bankston (Kathy); sisters, Kathy Bevers (Crandell) and Linda Norris (Charles); and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Billy and Wayne Bankston.
Visitation with the family will be held Friday, November 17, 2017, at 4 PM until 8 PM at Higgins Funeral Home. Higgins is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Bankston.