Norman Bernard Bankston

September 8, 2021

Norman Bernard Bankston, 50, of Jay, Florida, passed away Saturday September 4, 2021. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, on November 11, 1970. He was raised in Hammond, Louisiana, and moved to Cantonment, Florida, in 2000.

Norman married his “Sunshine” Jackie Morris on April 21, 2001. God blessed them with twins, his Princess, Madeline Mae Estelle Bankston and his Rompy Doo, Norman “Kinion” Bankston. They were his pride and joy. They moved to Jay, Florida, in 2005. Norman was a butcher by trade.

Norman was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Norman and Grace Larkin, and his paternal grandparents, Phillip and Lola Bankston.

Norman is survived by his wife and children; mother, Diane(Jimmy) Sanders; father, Gary(Roxanna) Bankston; brothers: Brad(Megan) Bankston, Jason(Brianna) Bankston, and James Michael(Courtney) Sanders; mother in law, Linda Morris; sister in law, Mendy(John) Schrader. Uncle Cootie is survived by five nieces and four nephews. Norman also leaves behind, his shadow, Chip the Wonder Dog.

He loved to hunt, fish, spend time with his family, and gossip with his buddies.

Brother Patrick Salter will perform his Home Going Service at Pine Level Baptist Church in Jay, Florida, Friday September 10, 2021, at 2 p.m. The visitation for friends will be from 1-2 p.m. Burial in church cemetery will immediately follow the service.

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