Robert Lee Banks

August 9, 1951 ~ August 27, 2021 (age 70)

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Remembering Robert Lee Banks

Our beloved, Robert Lee Banks departed from this life on August 27, 2021 at The Citadel of Elizabeth City bound for his eternal home. Robert Lee was the son of the late Samuel Banks and Martha Cole Banks. He was predeceased by his sibling, Mable Etta Green, James Banks, Sr., Raymond Banks and Janice Banks.

A walk-through viewing of Robert Lee will take place on Saturday, September 11, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the funeral home. We are asking all in attendance to wear a mask. 

Robert Lee was well known and loved in his community. He was a long-time employee of Winslow Taxi Company. Robert Lee was a man with a huge heart and was full of laughter. He loved his family dearly and enjoyed opportunity to be with them. 

Robert leaves to cherish his memories: twelve  nieces and nephews, Clayton Banks, Keith Banks, David Banks and James Banks, Jr., of Washington, DC, Terrie Allen, James Banks, of Elizabeth City, NC, Francine Roach of Hopewell, VA, Jannie Shelby of New York, Dennis Banks of Woodbridge, VA, Clifton Banks, Donald Banks and Terrance Banks of Elizabeth City, NC; one sister-in-law, Catherine Banks of Washington, DC; one uncle, Clayton Cole of Newark, NJ. He also leaves the family of his heart, Tanya Sylvester of Elizabeth City, NC and Paula Johnson of Columbus, GA whom he considered his daughters which gives him six grandchildren, Christopher, Michelle, Michael, Chelsea, Kenan and Sherbria; a very special friend, Valerie Moore of Elizabeth City, NC; and a host of great nieces, great nephews, cousins and friends. 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Robert Lee Banks, please visit our floral store.


September 11, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Mitchell Funeral Care and Cremations
609 Hull Drive
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

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