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Rudy Steven  Banar
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Obituary for Rudy Steven Banar


Rudolph Stephen “Rudy” Banar, 91, resident of Lethe Road, husband of Patricia Pierce “Patt” Banar, died Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at the VA Medical Center in Augusta, GA.

Born in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, March 15, 1926, he was a son of the late Emil and Catherine Zacek Banar. He was a US Army Veteran of World War II and retired from Cleveland International Airport. Mr. Banar was a member of First Bethany Baptist Church.

Surviving in addition to his wife is his son, Douglas Banar and granddaughter, Shyla Banar, both of Hartsville, TN; six brothers, Ernie Banar of Berea, OH, Martin Banar of Independence, KY, Bob Banar of Sylvan, OH, Tommy Banar of North Ridgeville, OH and Ory Banar of McCormick; two step-daughters, Christine Young of Troy and Doris Renee Parsons of Greenwood; one step-son, Steven Mark Parsons of McCormick; three grandchildren, Travis Young of Troy, Mark Parsons and William Parsons, both of McCormick.

Mr. Banar was predeceased by a grandson, Thomas Banar, a step-grandson, Joshua Young and a brother, Emil Banar.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Saturday from the Blyth Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. John Alexander and Rev. Olin Wingate officiating.

Burial with Military Honors will be in Troy Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Steven Parsons, Travis Young, Charles Hollingsworth, Gary Gable, Butch Wilkie and Jeff Fuller.

The family is at the home on Lethe Road and will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:00 to 8:00 Friday evening.

Memorials may be made to First Bethany Baptist Church, 853 US Highway 378, McCormick, SC 29835.

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services

1425 Montague Avenue
Greenwood, SC 29649





11:00 AM
Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services

1425 Montague Avenue
Greenwood, SC 29649

Cemetery Details


Troy Cemetery

Cemetery St.
Troy, SC 29848

Memorial Contribution

First Bathany Baptist Church

853 US Highway 378
McCormick, South Carolina 29835

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