LEXINGTON— Funeral services for Charlie Banks, 55, of Lexington were held Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at Lexington Faith Temple in Lexington with Gary Nance officiating. Burial followed in Lexington Cemetery.

Mr. Banks died unexpectedly on Saturday, April 5, at his home in Lexington.

He was born July 10, 1958, in Mineral Wells to Steve and Faye (Thompson) Banks.

Mr. Banks graduated from Lexington High School in 1977 and retired from Alcoa in Rockdale in 2009.

He married Brenda Korenek on Dec. 23, 2011, at Lexington Faith Temple.

Following his retirement, he enjoyed being a representative with Team National.

He also enjoyed taking care of his cattle, cooking, putting together fantasy sports teams, watching movies and spending time with his grandchildren.

Mr. Banks was preceded in death by his parents, Steve and Faye Banks, and his father-inlaw, M.D. Eyerley.

Survivors are his wife, Brenda Banks of Lexington; two children, Rebecca Birkhead and husband Jimmy of College Station, Eric Banks and wife Capricia of Cameron; seven grandchildren, Preston, Grayson, Jagger and Kashlei of College Station, Kennedy and Kayce of Cameron, Ava of Weatherford; his first wife, Barbie Turner and husband Alan of Lexington; two stepchildren, Randy Korenek and wife Brittany of Jarrell and their son, Liam, and Garrett Korenek of Rockdale; three sisters, Nelda Keeling and husband Roy of Weatherford, Vera Tillery and husband Frank, Lola Wiederhold and husband Michael, all of Lexington; four brothers, Wesley Banks and wife Sandra, Wayne Banks, Walter Banks and wife Phyllis, all of Weatherford, Marshall Banks and wife Nancy of Bryan; his mother-in-law, Betty Eyerley of Austin; and three sisters-in-law, Pam Pappas and husband Tom of Salado, Connie Harris and husband Jimmy of Austin, Theresa Bonnet and husband Rusty of Hutto; also, numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Pal lbearer s were Ter r y Keeling, John Brown, Garrett Korenek, Randy Korenek, Keith Fisher and Preston Dorman.

Memorials may be made to help offset the family’s final expenses.

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