Scottie Eugene Banks, 73, of Blue Springs, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, August 23, 2011, at his residence. 

Scottie Eugene Banks, 73, of Blue Springs, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, August 23, 2011, at his residence.  

Cremation is planned, with a memorial service to be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, August 27, 2011, at the Speaks Suburban Chapel, 18020 E. 39th Street, Independence, MO 64055.  The family will greet friends from 1 p.m., until service time Saturday, at the chapel.

Donations may be made, in his name, to Harvester’s Food Pantry.  

Scottie was born August 30, 1937, in Dillingham, NC, to John Robert and Leona (Webb) Banks.  He graduated from Central High School in 1955.  Scottie worked for Schowengerdt Plastering from 1955, and eventually bought the company in 1968 and served as president, until his retirement in 1989.  He enjoyed fixing things and was a handyman to anyone that needed help.  He was a member and past president of the Kansas City Builders Association.  He belonged to the RLDS Church.  

He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Judy, of the home; two daughters, Lynn Andrews and husband, Greg, of Blue Springs, MO, and Ann Lewis and husband, Jon, of Lee’s Summit, MO; two brothers, Ed Banks and wife, Jo, of Shell Knob, MO, and Mike Banks and wife, Margo, of Odessa, MO; three grandchildren, Haylee Lewis, Jillian Lewis and Connor Andrews; a special cousin, Louise Dodd, of Asheville, NC, and many nieces and nephews.  

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Francis M. Banks, Robert Wiley Banks and Lawrence Eldridge Banks; and two sisters, Ruby Miller and Mildred Eubank.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.speakschapel.com.

Arrangements: Speaks Suburban Chapel, 816-373-3600.