Alfred Banks Sr., 88 of Cambridge, passed away on Monday, August 8, 2016 at 1:20 pm at Chesapeake Woods Nursing Center in Cambridge, Maryland.
He was born on August 13, 1927 at Church Creek, Maryland. He was the son of the late Hattie Banks Stanley. He was raised by his grandparents the late James and Reida Banks. He attended school in Dorchester County. He was employed by William E. Burton & Sons for 30 years. And then he started his own lawn care business until his health started to fail. He was a member Bethel AME Church. He was married to the late Maude Banks for 58 years.
He leaves to cherish his memory seven children, Alfred Banks Jr. (Danita), Trappe, MD, Thomas Woolford, Levin Woolford, Eleanor Woolford and Vincent Woolford, (all of Cambridge, MD) and James Woolford, Salisbury, MD; two aunts, Rose Banks Cooper and Patsy Banks McNeil (both of Salisbury, MD); 14 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; six great great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
In addition to his parents and grandparents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Woolford Ennels and a brother, Orville Banks.