Duke Anthony Banks, 58, of Bushnell passed away at 12:40 a.m. Sunday, March 18, 2018, at McDonough District Hospital. He was born May 11, 1959, in Greenfield, Ind., to John and Rosalie (Craig) Banks. He married Vickie Ann Ausmus on November 24, 1982 in McDonough County. She survives.
Also surviving are two children, Samantha Allison Banks of Bushnell; Nicole Marie Banks of Bushnell; one sister, Rose M. Medina of Galesburg; two grandchildren, Mya Faith Mutyzek; Julia Rosalie Mutzek and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Sheila Banks and one brother, John Banks.
Duke loved music especially the guitar, having played the guitar in several bands throughout the years. He was also an avid outdoorsman and had a passion for cars. Duke had a passionate attitude, a big heart always helping others to no fault of his own. Duke absolutely loved his wife Vicky and children, he also enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
Celebration of Life will be held Thursday, March 29, 2018, at the Martin-Hollis Funeral Home from 5 until 7 p.m. Memorial contributions can be made to the Bushnell High School Music Department. Please sign the guestbook and leave condolences at www.martinhollisfh.com