Jack W. Banker, 92, of Shelbyville

Jack W. Banker, 92, of Shelbyville, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2020

at Community Hospital South in Indianapolis.


Born May 30, 1928 in Shelbyville, he was the son of R. Ray Banker and Leah

Jessie (Headlee) Banker.  He married Lois E. (Miller) Banker on December 30,

1948, and she survives.


Other survivors include a son Scott W. Banker of Portland, Oregon, a daughter

Karen E. Banker of Shelbyville; grandson Colin W. White of Shelbyville; nieces

Phyllis Babcock of Indianapolis, Diane Boring (husband John) of Shelbyville,

and nephew Jeffrey Miller (wife Susan) of Elkhart, Indiana.  He was preceded in 

death by his parents, brother-in-law Glenn Miller, and sister-in-law Joan Miller.


Mr. Banker was a lifelong resident of this area,and graduated from Shelbyville

High School in 1946, and Indiana Business College in 1947.  He was a self employed 

real estate broker/insurance agent, owning and operating Banker's Agency in

Shelbyville for over 55 years.  He was a 60+ year member of  First United Methodist

Church, where he served on the Board of Trustees and church council, a member of

Shelby Lodge #28 F&AM, York Rite Masonic, American Legion for over 50 years, and

a former member of Shelbyville Elk's Lodge.  He served on the Shelbyville City Council

from 1976-1980, and was  Addison Township Trustee for many years. He was a US Army

veteran attaining the rank of corporal.


Jack loved pets, especially his cat Zoe,  watching sports on TV, and enjoyed traveling

in his earlier years.


Graveside services will be 1:00 pm on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at Forest Hill Cemetery

with Pastor Colin Cress officiating.  Public viewing will be at the cemetery from 12:30 pm

until the time of the service. Military rites will be conducted by a local veterans organization.


Memorial contributions can be made to the First United Methodist Church, or Shelbyville/

Shelby County Animal Shelter, in care of the funeral home.


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