Winston Houston Wilbanks

November 01, 1940 - August 24, 2011 

Winston Houston Wilbanks

November 01, 1940 - August 24, 2011 

Obituary for Winston Houston Wilbanks

Winston Houston Wilbanks, age 70, of Mt Airy, passed away Wednesday, August 24, 2011, at his residence.

Born in Toccoa, GA on November 1, 1940, he is the son of the late Roy Winslow Wilbanks and Ellene Loudermilk Wilbanks Perry. Mr. Wilbanks lived most of his life in Habersham County. He was a farmer, a self employed mechanic, owner of United Erectors Corp. and retired from Fieldale Farms, having worked in the maintenance department. He was a beloved husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed his family and spending time with them. Winston was a founding member of Glade Creek Fire Department. He enjoyed restoring and showing antique cars and enjoyed his many friends from the car shows.

Survivors include wife, Catherine Hall Wilbanks of Mt Airy; son, Robin Dale Wilbanks of Mt Airy; daughters, Rhonda Gail Wilbanks of Toccoa, Tammy Ellene Wilbanks of Demorest; daughter and son-in-law, Cynthia Ann Wilbanks Mixon and Mickey Mixon of Mt Airy; brothers, Roy Lee Wilbanks of Greenwood, SC, Bobby Ray Wilbanks of Mt Airy, Ralph Wilbanks of Mt Airy, Homer Wilbanks of Homer, Johnny Wilbanks of Lula; nine grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

Funeral services are 2:00 pm Friday, August 26, 2011 at Antioch Baptist Church with Mr. Darryl Sosebee, Rev. James Franklin and Rev. William Baker officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-4 and 6-9 pm Thursday.

Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to; Hospice of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, 2150 Limestone Parkway, Suite 115, Gainesville, GA 30501 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, St. Jude Holiday Card Program, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142

The family offers special thanks to: Hospice of Northeast Georgia, Dr. Hamilton, Dr. Nash, The Longstreet Clinic Cancer Center and many friends.

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