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David Matthew Banks, 54, of Dover, formerly of Cadiz and Columbus, died April 16, 2013 in Dover. He was born May 1, 1958 in Martins Ferry, Ohio, a son of the late Edward Henry Banks, Sr. and Ora Pauline Cooper Banks.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Phillip, John, Peter and Tim Banks; and five sisters, Mildred Brooks, Jeanette Burgins, Mary Wilkinson, Ora Christian and Edwina Crooms.

A memorial service will be held Friday, May 3, 2013 at 2 p.m. at the First Church of Christ, 139 N. Main St., Cadiz, Ohio with Paul Giffin officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the David Banks Memorial Fund, c/o Ed Banks, 334 St. Clair Ave., Cadiz, OH 43907.  Online condolences may be made at

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.