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Edwin R. Banks


Sunrise: April 27, 1956

Sunset: September 7, 2019

Edwin R. Banks A.K.A Ricky was born on April 27, 1956 in Norfolk, VA to George H. Banks and Delores Banks. He went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at the age of 63. He received his formal education in Norfolk School
System where he graduated. Edwin was employed at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard until his time of illness. Ricky was a loyal supportive member of St. Mark UCC for many years. Ricky enjoyed his music, was a Dallas Cowboy fan, band member
of Campostella High School and was definitely the life of the party.

Those left to cherish his memories are his five children, Latisha, Lil Ricky, Felisa, Shawn and Barry; 13 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; sister, Cheryl (David); niece, Christie; one great nephew, Keith; one great great niece, McKenzie; 2 uncles, Rufus, Sr. and Arthur King, Sr.; 3 aunts, Doris, Beverly, and Louisa; caretaker, Charles Pickens along with numerous other family and friends. Ricky will be greatly missed.

Viewing Thursday, September 12, 2019 Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service Friday, September 13, 2019 1:00pm St. Mark UCC 521 Obendorfer Road Norfolk, VA 23523 Interment Roosevelt Memorial Park 1101 Campostella Road Chespaeake, VA 23220

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    Kevin Lynn Sr. says

    Sorry for your lost

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    Rnaye Freman says

    To Banks Family,
    I pray Gods Blessing over each of you. You will be comforted by the hands of god. Trust God for your strength.
    We Love You All
    Freeman Family

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    Gracie Butts says

    Condolences to the Banks family, praying for you. Gracie Butts and family

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    JAMES R. BRADLEY says

    Keeping You Close in caring Thoughts and Prayers: Though your heart must hold deep sadness at lost of one you loved, may it also hold the blessings of the life you shared and the love that will always be a part of you.
    WITH DEEPEST SYMPATHY
    THE ” BRADLEY FAMILY”

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    JAMES B radley A.M.E.ZION says

    Praying that God will comfort your heart, uplift your spirit, and carry you through this time of sadness to a place of peace.
    HOOD CHAPEL STEWARD BOARD

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    HOOD CHAPEL A.M.E.ZION says

    Praying that God will comfort your heart, uplift your spirit, and carry you through this time of sadness to a place of peace.
    HOOD CHAPEL STEWARD BOARD

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    Kelvin Winslow says

    Popflow (Ricky Banks) you will be truly missed all the good times joking,dancing,and just being there period you will always be in my heart until we meet again Holla at me shortie Luv ya

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    Louise Whitehurst says

    Thinking of you with heartfelt sympathy and wishing you feelings of comfort, moments of peace, and memories of joy, during this difficult time. May God continue to bless all of your family, forever!
    With Deepest Sympathy,
    Mrs. Louise Norfleet Whitehurst and sons

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    Gale and Pricilla says

    On behave of the Sanders and Griffin family, may you continue to Rest In Peace.

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    HOOD CHAPEL A.M.E.ZION says

    Praying that God will comfort your heart, uplift your spirit,and carry you through this time of sadness to a place of peace.
    WITH DEEPEST SYMPATHY HOOD CHAPEL STEWARD BOARD

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    Jacqueline says

    To the banks family,so sorry to read today about ricky.we will always love be praying for the family.Willie Hawkins and alphonzo hawins Mae.

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    Regina Askew says

    May God comfort the Bank’s family with peace,a dear friend l will never forget RlP Ricky prayers still following your home going

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    Mervin and Pam McCoy says

    Dear BANKS Family:

    Our family has always found PEACE and CLOSURE in the following:

    “But Now They Deserve A Better Country, That Is, An Heavenly, Wherefore GOD Is Not Ashamed To Be Called Their GOD, For HE Hath Prepared For Then A City”.

    May your FAITH continue to SUSTAIN you.

    Mervin and Pam McCoy
    Chesapeake, VA

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