Mr. Wilbanks died Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Born Dec. 6, 1945, he was a son of the late Ellene Loudermilk Perry and Roy Winslow Wilbanks. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his stepfather, Carl Perry; and a brother, Winston Wilbanks.
Mr. Wilbanks was retired as a weaver from TenCate Nicolon. He enjoyed dirt track racing, gardening and spending time with his grandchildren. He was a member of Belton Baptist Church and was a licensed Baptist minister.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Juanita Davidson Wilbanks of Lula; son, Mark Wilbanks of Gainesville; grandchildren, Macy and Megan Wilbanks, both of Lula; brothers, Roy Lee Wilbanks (Leigh) of Greenwood, S.C., Bobby Ray Wilbanks of Mt. Airy, Ralph Wilbanks (Effie) of Mt. Airy, Homer Wilbanks of Alto, and Travis Perry (Barbara) of Mt. Airy; sisters-in-law, Catherine Wilbanks of Gastonia, N.C., and Elise Wade of Lula; and brother-in-law, Jack Davidson (Betty) of Lula.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, is in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
May 17, 2013