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Gary Wayne Wilbanks

Graveside services for Gary Wayne Wilbanks, 64, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 31, 2019 at Antioch Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mr. Wilbanks passed away at 12:15 a.m., Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at his home.

He was born August 13, 1955, at West Plains, to Clyde Wilbanks and Ethel Powers Wilbanks.  Mr. Wilbanks attended school at Peace Valley, West Plains and finished high school at Rusheville High School, Russellville, Indiana.  Mr. Wilbanks worked at Southwest Truck Body (now known as DRS), Judd Enterprises and was a carpenter, working with his brother, Jerry.

He is survived by two children, Dusty Wilbanks and Shelby Wilbanks and wife, Amanda, all of West Plains; three brothers, Clyde Wilbanks, Jr., Gladstone, Missouri, Jerry Wilbanks and wife, Diane, Ava, Missouri and Orvil Wilbanks and wife, Leslie, West Plains; four sisters, Barbara Decker Barton, West Plains, Alma Fox, Peace Valley, Missouri, Bertha Barton Thomas, West Plains and Kathy Rohrer and husband, Tim, West Plains; several nieces and nephews; and close family friend and fishing buddy, Joe Beach and wife, Holly.

His parents, grandparents, one brother, Ed Wilbanks, one niece, Cassandra Rohrer and three brothers-in-law, Billy Barton, Don Fox and Roy Decker, preceded him in death.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Friday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.   Memorial contributions may be made to the Family and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at