Michael Bankston, of Crossett, died peacefully at the age of 59 surrounded by many family and friends on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock. He owned his own business, and attended church services at Grace Christian Fellowship.
Preceding Michael in death is his younger brother, Charlie Bankston.
Survivors include his wife, Jan A. Bankston of Crossett; his daughters, Kimberly Bankston of Houston, Hannah Mondragon and husband, Octaviano, and Sara Pearcy and husband, Jonathan, all of Crossett; his parents, Charles and Jacqueline Sharkey Bankston; a brother, Vincent Bankston, all of Crossett; his sisters, Vanessa Bankston of Crossett, Pam Taylor and husband, William, of Olathe, Kan., and Tina Bankston of Crossett; three grandchildren; and a number of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were 2 p.m., Dec. 30, in the Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Scott Wheeler and Robert Rudolph officiating.
A private burial followed in the Westview Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Timyeus Mohair, Hector Rodriguez, Octaviano Mondragon, Jonathan Pearcy, William Taylor, III, Neal Green and Randy Smith.
Honorary pallbearers were Vincent Bankston, O’Bryan Bankston, Allen Canley, Anthony Wilson and Thurman Johnson.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home of Hamburg.
Online condolences may be made to jones-hartshorn.com.