Henry Hubert Wilbanks was born in 1935 to Wilda & Marlor Wilbanks in Tiger, GA. He was one of fourteen children. Henry served as a lieutenant in the United States Army from 1954-1961 and is a veteran of the Korean War. He married Mary Ellen Wilbanks on September 5th1955 and soon started a family that would eventually include four children. Henry supported his family working as a Certified Dental Technician. He was a Certified Dental Technician for over fifty years. Mr. Wilbanks ran his own business; Will's Crown & Bridge out of the basement of his home for many years. Henry was an avid fisherman and often enjoyed taking his grandchildren fishing with him. Henry was a joker, never passing the opportunity to joke around or laugh. He was a kind and loving father and granddaddy and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. Henry was preceded in death by his loving wife Mary Ellen Wilbanks and his daughter Pamela Kay Christmas. He is survived by three sons, Ricky Lynn Wilbanks of Decatur, Barry David Wilbanks of Jefferson and Jeffrey Wilbanks of Loganville, ten grandchildren; Tracy Christmas Fullard of Talmo, GA, Shawn Wilbanks of Oakwood, GA, Jessica Christmas Mercado of Charlotte, NC, Blake Wilbanks of Lawrenceville GA, Keisha Wilbanks Patterson of Cocoa, FL, Steven Wilbanks of Cocoa, FL, Joshua Wilbanks of Loganville GA, Kaylie Wilbanks, and Austin & Victoria Wilbanks also of Loganville, GA, and six great-grandchildren.

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  1. Our hearts are broken over the loss of such a wonderful and loving man! Ellis has such wonderful memories of being with Uncle Hubert and Aunt Mary. Our love and prayers are with all of you.

  2. Wonderful memories of he and my dad sitting in his screened in porch drinking beer and telling lies. First time he took me fishing he said if I spit on the worms I would catch more fish – I still do it today 40+ years later. God needed a fishing partner and he picked the best!

  3. Barry, Ricky and family. You guys are in our thoughts and prayers. Let us know if we can do anything for you. We love you guys. Michael and Loretta Gibbs and famIly

  4. You will be missed Great-Uncle Hubert. Cooper tells me stories about how you went fishing with Jim, him, and Jimmy. You and Jim were in one car and Cooper and Jimmy were in the truck. Jim and you took off and left them behind. You asked Jim where was the beer and he told you in Coop’s truck and how you told Jim to stop the car so they could catch up. You are now in a better place with your beloved Mary Ellen.

  5. Hubert was our very dear Uncle. We will truly miss him. All our prayers go out to the family.

    Much Love,
    Chuck and Lavonne Westbrooks

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