Obituaries for Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019

View Original NoticeObituaries for Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019

Earl E. Bankston, Jr., a Pine Bluff native, passed away on Sunday, February 10, 2019 in the hospital at Karlsruhe, West Germany after a prolonged illness. He was born in Pine Bluff on April 26, 1948 to Earl and Margaret Bankston. At an early age he joined the St. Paul Baptist Church where he was active in Sunday school, and in the Boy Scouts. He attended Carver Elementary school, and graduated from Merrill High School in 1966. After a brief time at the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff, he en…