John Michael Bankston passed away on Sunday, July 26, 2020, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, at the age of 67.  He was born on Friday, September 5, 1952 in Independence, Louisiana to the late Iris and Edward Bankston.  He was a resident of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

John is survived by his brother, Wayne Bankston and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, John was also preceded in death by his brothers, Jerry and Darrell Bankston, and his sisters, Margaret Crayton and Betty Addison.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home in Hammond, 2000 N. Morrison Boulevard, Hammond, Louisiana 70401, on Monday, August 3, 2020 beginning at 10:00 AM until the memorial service begins at 12:00 pm.

Face masks are now mandatory to attend any visitation or service at the funeral home. Thank you for your cooperation.