Smarr, GA . . Robert Wayne Bankston passed away Thursday, December 5, 2019.  A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, December 14, 2019, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Bolingbroke Georgia. Rev. Andy Oxford will officiate.  Burial will be private.

Wayne, son of the late Curran Ellis Bankston and Sarah Spiller Bankston was born March 15, 1944, in Macon, Georgia. His beloved wife, Rita Bankston, son Robert Ellis Bankston and brother, Howell Archie Bankston preceded him in death. He was retired from the automotive industry. He enjoyed the outdoors and spending time with his family.

Wayne is survived by his children, John Douglas Bankston of Smarr, Georgia and Brandy Bankston-Boynton (David) of Bolingbroke, Georgia; two grandchildren, Brayden Wayne Boynton and Mariella Rita Boynton.