MOUNT VERNON – James Clifford “J B” Banbury, 77, formerly of Danville, died Friday, July 17, 2020 at Brookdale Senior Living.
He was born September 16, 1942 in Mount Vernon to the late Charles Clifford “Bam” and Mary Edith (Fesler) Banbury.
He resided most of his life in Danville where he was a lifelong member of the St. Luke’s Catholic Church and the Knight of Columbus. He was well known for helping with activities at the church as well as the community center.
JB worked many years with his father at Banbury Wool Company of Danville. He also dedicated many years as a volunteer for the Danville Fire Department.
He is survived by first cousins, James C. (Holly) Fesler, Jr. of Earlysville, VA, Mary (Ray) Bowman of Roanoke, VA, John W. (Dawn) Fesler of Lynchburg, VA, as well as several other cousins from his mother’s side of the family.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by several uncles & aunts, James Clifford (Pauline) Fesler, Sr., D. Gertrude Fesler, Frances Lucille (Darwin E.) Young, Clyde (Annabelle) Banbury, Howard (Helen) Banbury, Ada Banbury, & Albert (Doris) Banbury.
Graveside services will be held Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. at the St. Luke Cemetery in Danville with Father Homer Blubaugh officiating. A memorial mass will take place at a later time.
The Fischer Funeral Home in Danville is handling the arrangements. www.fischerfuneralhome.com
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Luke’s Catholic Church PO Box P Danville, OH or the Eastern Knox County Joint Fire District PO Box 526 Danville, OH 43014.
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