Henry Wilbanks, Jr., 84 of Canyon, Texas, funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 26, 2021 @ 10:00 AM in Holley Funeral Home Chapel in Canyon, Texas with The Reverend Steve Olsen, Pastor officiating. Burial will follow in Dreamland Cemetery. He was born on August 27, 1936, in Spearman, TX, to Henry Wilbanks Sr, and Beatrice Walker Wilbanks. He worked as a cowboy, farmer and mechanic. He earned his GED a DMD from S W Baptist Theological Seminary and various certificates for mechanics and cooking. He served as president the Evening Lions Club of Canyon and as teacher of Sunday School at the First Baptist Church. He earned a Diesel Mechanic's Degree from Amarillo College in 1971 and worked at International Harvester for 13 years, then 13 years for the Canyon Independent School District. After retiring he helped part time for Panhandle Community Services for 5 years. He love d Hot Rods and Model Cars having started his passion at the age of 10..
Henry is preceded in death by his parents and a sister.
He is survived by his wife Margaret of the home, daughters Peggy Wilbanks of Amarillo and Susan Word of Clarendon, 2 sons Ted Sharp and Tom Sharp of Amarillo, a brother Floyd and Sandy Wilbanks, 6 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild.
Family request donations to Canyon Cares 304 15th Street Canyon, TX 79015.
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