Larry M. “Jughead” Banks (82)

Crossville, Illinois
Birth: November 27, 1938
Death: July 27, 2021

Larry McDowell “Jughead” Banks, 82, of Crossville, Illinois, died Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. He was born November 27, 1938, in Allendale, Illinois, the son of Everett McDowell Banks and Eva Pearl (Thomas) Banks. He was married to Gloria Kristine (Harrington) Banks and she survives.

Jughead was a U.S. Army veteran and served during the Vietnam War. He retired after 25 years of truck driving. In his earlier work career, he worked at Babcock and Wilcox in Mt. Vernon, Indiana, and he also ran a trash pickup business. He enjoyed “junking” and disassembling things, and dealing with old cars, raising rabbits, and visiting with everyone. He never knew a stranger.

Survivors include his wife, Gloria Kristine Banks of Crossville; sons James M. (Holly) Banks of Sumner, Illinois, Jonathon A. (Carla) Banks of Lawrenceville, Illinois; daughters April Renee Banks (David Murphy) of Carmi, Illinois, Amanda (Bill) Doan of Grayville; brother Bradly Banks and wife; sister Sylvia (Gene) Salmon, all of Jacksonville, Florida; grandchildren Tanna, Dennis, Amber, Joshua, Andrew, Alicia, William, Jr., Gloria, and Levi; great-grandchildren Marcus, Tanner, Tucker, Carvin, Joslin, Kinzee, Brooklyn, and Liam.

He is preceded in death by his parents; and siblings Omar “Spud”, Franklin “Butch”, Tom “Jiggs”, and Aleta.

Visitation: Cook Funeral Chapel, Crossville, Illinois - Friday, July 30, 2021 - 5-7 pm
Service: Cook Funeral Chapel, Crossville, Illinois - Saturday, July 31, 2021 - 10 am
Burial: Stokes Chapel Cemetery, with military rites - Crossville, Illinois

7 thoughts on “Larry M. “Jughead” Banks”

  1. Trevar McDonald

    Jimmy and Family im sorry for your loss he will be miss and he was loved by many never meet a more honest man

  2. Jughead was a great person he cared and will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  3. Jug was one of the coolest guys I ever met. Condolences to all the Banks kids and Christine. I never forget you all.

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