Burton Creed Bankston,73, died on December 10, 2019, at a Bangor hospital. He was born November 8, 1946, in Alexandria, Louisiana, the son of Andrew Burton Bankston and Estelle Rose (Jones) Bankston.
Burt was a Sgt. in the Air Force, stationed at Dow Air Force Base in Bangor, worked for many years at Bangor Hydro Electric Co., and after retirement became a medical courier for Uniship.
Burt is survived by his wife, Martha (Brough) Bankston, his daughter, Allison Bankston, and her husband, Gaylen Smith, of Brewer, as well as his sister, Nancy (Bankston) O’Dell of Pineville, LA, and two nieces: Marla O’Dell West and Andrea Laray O’Dell. Other dear family members include Stephen Lawrence, and Burt’s grandchildren and great-grandchildren: Kenzie Smith and her sons, Wesley and Max, and Parker Smith and his daughter, Rowan. He will also be missed by many cousins, great nieces and nephews, and family in New York.
A private, family memorial service will be held. Gifts in his memory may be made to the Bangor Humane Society, 693 Mt. Hope Avenue, Bangor, ME 04401. Condolences to the family may be expressed at BrookingsSmith.com