East Alton | Saturday, November 9 2013
Tracey D. (Banks) Yost and a son, Matthew A. Banks. He retired from the Alton School District after 30 years of service in 1994. He was appreciated and loved by many that worked with him. He was also a member of The Coalition of Concerned Citizens of Alton and former board member for Challenge Unlimited, Inc.He is survived by: his wife, Phyllis of 53 years; daughters, Terry Lynn Banks and Tracey D. (Banks) Yost; and son, Matthew A. Banks; 4 grandsons, Jacob W. and Justin R. Ezell, Jarred Tucker, and Brian Yost II; 3 sisters, Marion Patterson, Francis Howard, and Mary Hearn; and a host very special nieces and nephews. He was blessed with many loving and special friends down through the years.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: a daughter, Kelly (Banks) Somlar, a brother, William Banks; 2 sisters, Joyce Banks and Melva Jean Johnson; 2 nephews, Kenneth Banks and Jeffrey Banks.Visitation will convene Sunday, November 17, 2013 from 4 to 8pm with an open session for remarks from friends and family 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Visitation will resume Monday, November 18, 2013 from 9 until time of service at 10:00 a.m. Interment services will follow with full military honors at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. Pastor Maurice Floyd, Sr. will officiate. In lieu of flowers the family is requesting donations be made in his honor to Challenge Unlimited, Inc. 4 Emmie L. Kaus Lane, Alton, IL 62002.Guest Signatures and condolences can be registered at www.harrisonfuneralchapel.com.
Harrison Funeral Chapel