James Allen Banks, 74, of Hiddenite, N.C., passed away unexpectedly at his home on April 9, 2022. James was born November 27, 1947, in Georgia to the late Bill Banks and Georgia Mae Banks.

James was in the U.S. Army and served in the Vietnam War. He was a diesel mechanic and was of the Baptist Faith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Vicky Ann Banks; two brothers; and two sisters.

Survivors include two sons, James A. Banks Jr. of Statesville and William Banks of Alabama; two daughters, Kathy Moss and husband Barry of Statesville, and Shelia Reeves of Statesville. He had ten grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Services are incomplete at this time.

Chapman Funeral Home is serving the Banks family.