Gerald Griffith Banner, Sr., 71, of York, PA, passed away at the Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale on Thursday, July 9, 2020.

Born in Orange, NJ, on August 12, 1948, he was the youngest son of the late William and Katherine (Connell) Banner, Sr. Gerald served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam conflict and achieved the rank of Sergeant. He was employed by Clifford B. Finkle, Jr. Trucking for 36 years. Gerald enjoyed going to rodeos and spending time with his family and grandchildren.

Gerald is survived by sons Thomas and his wife Lynn Banner of Fort Rucker, AL, Gerald Griffith Banner, Jr., and Craig Stephen Banner, both of Stroudsburg; grandchildren Lucas, James, and Savannah Banner; brother William “Billy” and his wife Adrian Banner, Jr. of Lake City, FL; his girlfriend Sandy Barnes of York, PA; and his ex-wife Joan Lynn Banner of Stroudsburg.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother James Kent Banner.

Gerald will be laid for eternal rest at the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery in Annville, PA. Date and time to be determined.