The Herald, Sharon, Pa.


March 24, 2013

Clarence “Clancy” Banks

Retired electrician enjoyed wildlife, time with family

---- — Clarence “Clancy” Banks, of Liberty Township, died Friday (3-22-13) in Northside Hospital, Youngstown. He was 67.

Clancy was born Aug. 27, 1945, in McRoberts, Ky., the son of the late James M. and Flara V. Hall Banks. Clancy had worked for Sheet and Tube Co. in Campbell, Ohio, for many years and then worked for Warren Republic Steel (LTV), before retiring in 2001 after 37 years as an electrician.

He was a 1964 graduate of Liberty High School and a member of St. Edwards Church, Youngstown. Clancy loved the wildlife around his home, always feeding the birds and the squirrels. He enjoyed playing darts, pool leagues, motorcycles, working on cars and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife, the former Carol Wiesen, whom he married Nov. 14, 1964; two daughters, Cynthia L. Brown, of Goose Creek, S.C., and Cheryl A. (Marty) Elser, of Warren, Ohio; a son, Charles R. (Kathy) Banks, of Rota, Spain; and Craig C. Banks and his fiancee, Courtney, of Ravenna, Ohio; his sisters, Irene (Bill) Stout, of Las Vegas, Nev., Carolyn (Chuck) Griffiths, of Liberty, Ohio, Shelia Faber, of Liberty, Ohio and Vicki (Lloyd) Dickens, of Elemdorf, Texas; a brother, James (Donna) Banks, of Liberty, Ohio; a sister-in-law, Marie Caudill, of Jeremiah, Ky.; grandchildren Kyle Brown, Heather Pearce, Dennis Banks, Donald Palotsee, Timothy, Kevin, Kristen, Alexander and Taylor Banks; two great-grandchildren, Julius and Marley Pearce, and many brother and sister-in-laws in the Sharon area.

He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Connie Marie, two brothers, J.B. and Jack Banks, and two sisters, Pauline Stevens and Edra Fentress.

Memorial contributions can be made to The Hope Center, in Howland, Ohio.

Calling hours: 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday (3-27-13) at the BLACKSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 672 Churchill Road, Girard, Ohio.  Condolences may be sent to

Service: 11 a.m. Thursday (3-28_13) at the funeral home.

Interment: Belmont Park Cemetery.

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