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January 20, 2023
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David Henderson Bankston, 72, of Vero Beach, Florida died peacefully at his home on January 13, 2023 after a brief but valiant battle with brain cancer. David was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend and touched the lives of everyone he met.
David was born to the late Henderson and Dorothy Bankston on March 29, 1950 in Atlanta, Georgia. He was a proud graduate of the University of Georgia. He retired to Vero Beach after working 39 years for E I Dupont in Wilmington, Delaware.
David was preceded in death by his parents and loving wife Linda Bankston. He is survived by his daughter Jennifer Bankston Danze (Harrison), granddaughter Brooks, and step-sons Matthew Langdon (Marisa Kirwan) and Christian Langdon (Arielle Waller). David is also survived by his brother Michael Bankston (Charlotte), niece Jessica Black (Tim), and great-nieces Anna Grace and Caroline.
David enjoyed walking on the beach with his two dogs Josie and Jesse. He was always the life of the party and loved hosting dinner parties for his Vero family of friends. He was also an avid volunteer with the March of Dimes. His kind heart and quick wit made him truly one of a kind.
A Visitation will be held on Friday, January 20, 2023 from 5:00-7:00 pm at Thomas S. Lowther Funeral Home & Crematory, Vero Beach.
A Memorial and Celebration of Life will take place on Saturday, January 21, 2023 at David’s home from 2:00-6:00 pm.
David will be laid to rest with his beloved wife, Linda at Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in David’s name to the March of Dimes or to the charity of your choice.
Arrangements are by Thomas S. Lowther Funeral Home & Crematory, Vero Beach.