Charles Clark Banner, age 73, of Newland, North Carolina passed away on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at Watauga Medical Center in Boone, NC.

He was born on June 23, 1946 in Banner Elk, North Carolina, a son of the late Lawrence Edwin Banner and the late Lula Clark Banner.

He was preceded in death by his Parents; Two Brothers, Lawrence Banner Jr., and Richard Banner.

Charles was a member of the Banner Elk Seventh Day Adventist Church, but he attended Calvery Baptist Church and Newland First Baptist Church. He loved any outdoor activity and just being outside. He loved his grandchildren and all of his family. He was known for his neatness, persistence, his strong will, being outspoken but most of all he never met a stranger. He enjoyed listening to Gospel music along with some 60s, 70s, and 80s music.

Charles leaves behind to cherish his memory his: Wife of 54 years, Gail Vance Banner of Newland, NC; Son, Chuck (Imelda) Banner of TX, Son, Robbie (Karen) Banner of Newland, NC, Grandchildren: TJ, Elizabeth, and Courtney, Sister, Helen Taylor of TN, Sister, Margaret (Barry) Coffey of TN, Sister, Marjorie Holloway of NC, and several nieces & nephews that he was very fond of.

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

The family would like to offer a special thank you to all of the Staff at Watauga Medical Center.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Montezuma Cemetery Fund.

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