Alan “Sam” Banker, 77, of Shadyside, Ohio, died Saturday, August 1, 2009 in East Ohio Regional Hospital Martins Ferry, Ohio,
Alan was born June 17, 1932 in Bellaire, Ohio a son of the late Floyd C. and Dorothy Branstroop Banker.
He was a partner at Banker and White Law Firm of St. Clairsville, Ohio, a 1950 graduate of Bellaire High School, a 1955 graduate of The Ohio State University, College of Arts and Sciences, a 1957 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Law, a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, Belmont County Bar Association, American Bar Association, Belmont Technical College Foundation Board, Bellaire Public Library Board of Directors, Stone Chimney Club, Bellaire High School Alumni Association, Ohio State Alumni Association, OSU Belmont County Alumni Club, and a Presbyterian by faith.
Alan was a loving Son, Husband, Father and Grandfather.
A sister Dorothy Sphar and a niece Deborah Sphar preceded him in death.
Surviving is his wife of 54 years Reba Powell Banker, a son Alan Paula Banker of Bellaire, Ohio and a daughter Megan Banker of Shadyside, Ohio, a sister, Gwen James Jackson of Columbus, Ohio, Mother-in-law Tillie Powell of Shadyside, Ohio, three grandchildren, Rachael Banker, Andrew Banker and Samuel Banker, several nieces and nephews.
Family will receive friends Monday 6-8p.m. and on Tuesday from 2-4p.m. – 6-8p.m. at the Baukencht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, Ohio where funeral services will be held 1p.m. Wednesday with Reverend Stephen Sparling officiating.
Interment will be at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bellaire High School Endowment Fund, P.O Box 307 Bellaire, Ohio 43906.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at altmeyer.com