George W. Banks

Smethport - George W. Banks, Jr., 76, of Bradford, died Tuesday (November 14, 2017) in the Bradford Regional Medical Center, Bradford.

He was born Aug. 13, 1941 in Bradford, a son of George W., Sr. and Grace F. Raught Banks.

Mr. Banks was a graduate of Bradford High School. He joined the U.S. Navy, serving from 1961 to 1962.

He is survived by:

two brothers: Ralph A. (Beatrice) Banks, Sr. of Rew and James J. Banks and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

In addition to his parents, George was preceded in death by a brother, Wayne S. Banks and a sister, Faye Banks.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, Nov. 16, from 11 A.M. To 12 Noon at Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., 2 Bank St., Smethport, where funeral and committal services will begin at noon with the Rev. Max Simms, pastor of the Hilltop Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in the Willow Dale Cemetery, Bradford.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to McKean County SPCA, 80 Glenwood Ave., Bradford, PA 16701 or a charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences may be made at

Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Smethport.