Louis Bannister, 85, of Quinlan, passed away on Friday January 13, 2017 in Quinlan. Louis was born on July 9, 1931 in Dallas, the son of Jesse and Margie (Patterson) Bannister.
Louis worked at Storm Volkins as a machinist for 17 years. Then worked in water utilities for 15 years. He and his wife Yvonne built and owned their own business, Hunt County Plumbing Supply, for many years until their retirement. Louis also had and enjoyed exotic animals. He loved collecting and operating his remote-control cars and helicopters. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Louis is survived by his sons, Stephen Bannister and Randy Bannister; brothers, Freddy Bannister, Billy Bannister, and Bobby Bannister; sisters, Louise Freeman and Barbara Raney; daughter-in-law, Teresa Bannister; grandchildren, Misty McBride and husband Jeff, Stefanie Holbrook and husband Brent, Brandy Sanchez and husband Albert; great grandchildren, Cheyenne, Dakota, Stormy, Siera, Courtani, John, Madyson, Blake, Kenlea, McKenzie, Diseree, Albert Jr., and Aubrey.
He is preceded by his wife, Yvonne Bannister; parents, Jesse and Margie Bannister; brothers, Howard Bannister, Charles Bannister, and Leon Bannister; sister, Rose Lee Colvin; and great grandchild Alan Wayne McBride.
A memorial service will be held at 2 pm in Quinlan Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, January 27, 2017 with Charlie Nassar officiating.