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Lynn Ward Banks

August 10, 1944 — October 20, 2021

Lynn Ward Banks, 77, of Nederland, Texas passed away October 20, 2021. He was born on August 10, 1944 to the late Leland Banks and Ora Madeline Newman Banks. Lynn retired after 37 years of service as an operator for Motiva and was a member of First Baptist Church in Port Neches. Lynn was a fun-loving husband, dad, and grandfather. He loved spending time with his family and friends cooking bar-b-q or playing a fun game of volleyball. All that knew Lynn will truly miss his caring spirit.
Those left to cherish Lynn’s memory are the love of his life his wife of 32 years, Sharon Bellot Banks of Nederland; his children, Chris Banks and Phuong of Nederland, Damian Banks and husband Joe of Cypress, and Melanie Henslee and husband Chad of Nederland; his step-children, Carolyn Garza and husband Robert of Grand Rapids, MI, Brandi Tatarchuk and husband Roy of Orange, and Vance Sanders and wife Adrean of Nederland; his sister, Angela Ham and husband C.T. of Blanket; his brother, John Banks and wife Sandra of Owens; 17 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents; and his brothers David Banks and William Henry “Bill” Banks.
A gathering of family and friends will be held at Melancon’s Funeral Home in Nederland on Monday, October 25, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Funeral service will be held at Melancon’s Funeral Home on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 10:00 a.m., Dr. Jason Martin officiant. Interment will follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park in Port Neches.
In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for continued research on Parkinson’s Disease @ www.michaeljfox.org .
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Monday, October 25, 2021

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Melancon's Funeral Home

1605 Avenue H, Nederland, TX 77627

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Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Melancon's Funeral Home

1605 Avenue H, Nederland, TX 77627

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