Gary Luther Banner, age 65, 433 Levelin Street, Erwin passed away on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at the Johnson City Medical Center. He was a lifelong resident of Unicoi County and a son of the late Walter and Retta Garland Banner. Mr. Banner was an employee of the Unicoi County Board of Education where he worked in the Maintenance Department for thirty-five years. He was a member of Love Chapel Christian Church.
Other than his parents he was preceded in death by one sister, Norma Jean Miller.
Gary leaves behind to cherish his memories one sister, Jessie Hoyle of Erwin; three nephews including Terry Hoyle of Erwin.
The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 P.M. on Friday, April 22, 2016 at the Robert Ledford Funeral Home Chapel and other times at 203 Sparrow Drive, Erwin. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at the Robert Ledford Funeral Home Chapel. Minister Ben Evely will officiate and music will be provided by Inez Chandler. Friends will serve as pallbearers. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery.
Online condolences, photos and memories may be shared with the family through our complimentary, interactive Book of Memories at www.ledfordfuneralhomes.com.
Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is privileged to serve the Banner family. (423) 743-1380.